Centennial of Naval Aviation Heritage Paint Project
Heritage Paint Project Background <ul><li>Initiated as part of an effort to create living history for the following purpos...
T-6B 166064 Assigned to : Training Wing 5, NAS Whiting Mission of aircraft:  Primary flight training Where painted: New at...
T-45C 165598 Assigned to : Training Wing 1, NAS Meridian Mission of aircraft:  Advanced jet training Where painted: NAS Ki...
T-45C 163656 Assigned to : Training Wing 2, NAS Kingsville Mission of aircraft:  Advanced jet training Where painted: NAS ...
HH-60H 163787 Assigned to : HSC-84, NAS Norfolk Mission of aircraft:  Naval Special Warfare support and Strike Rescue Wher...
MH-60S 166323 Assigned to : HSC-3 NAS North Island Mission of aircraft:  Multimission Shipborne Helicopter Where painted: ...
MH-60S 166294 Assigned to : HSC-2 NAS Norfolk Mission of aircraft:  Multimission Shipborne Helicopter Where painted: Fleet...
MH-60R 166524 Assigned to : HSM-41 NAS North Island Mission of aircraft:  Multimission Shipborne Helicopter Where painted:...
TH-57 162064 Assigned to : Training Air Wing 5, NAS Whiting Field Mission of aircraft:  Advanced Training - Helicopter Whe...
F/A-18A+ 162866 Assigned to : VFA-204, NAS New Orleans Mission of aircraft:  Fighter/Attack Where painted: Fleet Readiness...
T-39N 165523 Assigned to : Training Wing 6, NAS Pensacola Mission of aircraft:  NFO Training Where painted: Sabreliner, Pe...
T-44A 160984 Assigned to : VT-31, Training Wing 4, NAS Corpus Christi Mission of aircraft:  Advanced multi-engine training...
TC-12B 161197 Assigned to : VT-35, Training Wing 4, NAS Corpus Christi Mission of aircraft:  Advanced multi-engine trainin...
S-3B 160581 Assigned to : VX-30,  NAS Pt. Mugu Mission of aircraft:  Range Support, Pacific Missile Test Range Where paint...
T-34C 161841 Assigned to : Training Wing 4, NAS Corpus Christi Mission of aircraft:  Primary and intermediate pilot traini...
T-34C 164169 Assigned to : Training Wing 5, NAS Whiting Mission of aircraft:  Primary and intermediate pilot training Wher...
T-34C 164172 Assigned to : Training Wing 5, NAS Whiting Mission of aircraft:  Primary and intermediate pilot training Wher...
E/A-18G 166899 Assigned to : VAQ-129, NAS Whidbey Island Mission of aircraft:  E/A-18G FRS Where painted: NAS Whidbey Isla...
Aircraft Remaining to be Painted Type BuNo  Assignment Scheme Status P-3C 160770 PATWING 2, Hawaii Seaplane Gray/White In ...
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  • This T-6B was built as a new production aircraft at Hawker Beechcraft Wichita. Painted at the factory in its “Yellow Peril” paint scheme, she was delivered to TRAWING 5 on 7 December 2010.
  • This T-6B was built as a new production aircraft at Hawker Beechcraft Wichita. Painted at the factory in its “Yellow Peril” paint scheme, she was delivered to TRAWING 5 on 7 December 2010.
  • T-45C BuNo 165598 assigned to TRAWING ONE at NAS Meridian. Aircraft is painted as first section leader (red nose and wing chevrons) and blue tail signifies an aircraft assigned to ENTERPRISE air group.
  • T-45C BuNo 163656 assigned to TRAWING TWO at NAS Kingsville. Aircraft is painted as fourth section leader (black nose and wing chevrons) and black tail signifies an aircraft assigned to WASP air group.
  • HH-60H 163787 assigned to HSC-84. Aircraft painted to represent UH-1B assigned to HAL-3 during Vietnam.
  • Painted as representative aircraft that operated in Korean War, namely the Sikorsky HO3S
  • MH-60S 166294 painted as HU-2 aircraft of Navy Cross Recipient then – Lt John Thornton, Korean War
  • MH-60R 166524 assigned to HSM-41 at NAS North Island. Painted in markings of Night Air Group 90 aboard USS Enterprise, late 1944
  • TH-57C 162064 painted as aircraft marked between 1914 and 1917.
  • FA-18A+ 162866 assigned to VFA-204. Aircraft painted to represent F4U Corsair circa 1950. Painted at FRC SW at NAS North Island
  • T-39N 165523. Aircraft painted in colors of aircraft assigned to third section of squadrons assigned to USS ENTERPRISE in 1938.
  • Beechcraft T-44A Pegasus. Painted in markings of Curtiss NC-4, the first aircraft to fly the Atlantic in May 1919.
  • TC-12B 161197. Painted at Beechcraft in Wichita. Scheme represents same scheme used in early days of WWII.
  • S-3B Viking BuNo 160581. Representative markings of aircraft participating in the Battle of Midway
  • T-34C BuNo 161841 assigned to TRAWING FOUR at NAS Corpus Christi. Aircraft is painted as fourth section leader (black nose, fuselage band and wing chevrons) and black tail signifies an aircraft assigned to RANGER air group.
  • T-34C BuNo 164169 assigned to TRAWING FIVE at NAS Whiting. Aircraft is painted as a Coast Guard aircraft from 1936.
  • T-34C BuNo 164172 assigned to TRAWING FIVE at NAS Whiting. Aircraft is painted as fifth section leader (Green nose, fuselage band and wing chevrons) and red, white and blue rudder.
  • E/A-18G 166899. Aircraft receiving three-tone piant scheme of aircraft off USS Shangri-La circa late 1944
  • Centennial Vision: &amp;quot;A year long celebration of 100 years of Naval Aviation, covering the scope of all naval aviation activities, including aircraft, people, ships and significant events. This nationally sponsored series of events will take place throughout 2011.“
  • Heritage paint project

    1. 1. Centennial of Naval Aviation Heritage Paint Project
    2. 2. Heritage Paint Project Background <ul><li>Initiated as part of an effort to create living history for the following purposes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create internal appreciation for heritage through aircraft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create public awareness of Navy’s appreciation for its own heritage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover as many “eras” of Naval Aviation as possible including USMC and USCG </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Budgetary Constraints – Minimize Cost: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Selected only aircraft requiring paint as part of major maintenance event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One OEM painted an aircraft while in production, delivered in Heritage scheme new </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selected aircraft not scheduled for deployments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scope of Project: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Originally targeted 18 aircraft to participate (9 Fleet, 9 Training Command) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final number likely to be 28, (17 Fleet, 11 Training Command) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First aircraft completed July 2010, last to be completed early March 2011 </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. T-6B 166064 Assigned to : Training Wing 5, NAS Whiting Mission of aircraft: Primary flight training Where painted: New at factory, Hawker Beechcraft, Wichita, KS Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Standard scheme for primary trainers, 1930-1950 – Yellow Peril
    4. 4. T-45C 165598 Assigned to : Training Wing 1, NAS Meridian Mission of aircraft: Advanced jet training Where painted: NAS Kingsville Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1939. Represents scheme of aircraft assigned to Enterprise Air Group. (CV 6)
    5. 5. T-45C 163656 Assigned to : Training Wing 2, NAS Kingsville Mission of aircraft: Advanced jet training Where painted: NAS Kingsville Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1939. Represents scheme of aircraft assigned to Wasp Air Group. (CV 7)
    6. 6. HH-60H 163787 Assigned to : HSC-84, NAS Norfolk Mission of aircraft: Naval Special Warfare support and Strike Rescue Where painted: Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic,Norfolk, VA Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Represents colors of Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 3 (HAL-3), Vietnam War
    7. 7. MH-60S 166323 Assigned to : HSC-3 NAS North Island Mission of aircraft: Multimission Shipborne Helicopter Where painted: Fleet Readiness Center Southwes, San Diego, CA Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1950. Aircraft painted to represent then- Lt. j.g. John Thornton, recipient of Navy Cross, assigned to HU-2
    8. 8. MH-60S 166294 Assigned to : HSC-2 NAS Norfolk Mission of aircraft: Multimission Shipborne Helicopter Where painted: Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic,Norfolk, VA Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1950. Aircraft painted to represent then- Lt. j.g. John Thornton, recipient of Navy Cross, assigned to HU-2
    9. 9. MH-60R 166524 Assigned to : HSM-41 NAS North Island Mission of aircraft: Multimission Shipborne Helicopter Where painted: Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, San Diego. CA Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa late 1944, three tone blue/blue/white. Markings represent aircraft of Night Air Group 90 aboard USS Enterprise (CV 6)
    10. 10. TH-57 162064 Assigned to : Training Air Wing 5, NAS Whiting Field Mission of aircraft: Advanced Training - Helicopter Where painted: Vector Aerospace, Andalusia, AL Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Earliest standard naval insignia on aircraft was this anchor, seen as early as 1914
    11. 11. F/A-18A+ 162866 Assigned to : VFA-204, NAS New Orleans Mission of aircraft: Fighter/Attack Where painted: Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, San Diego, CA Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1950. Represents paint scheme for Navy Reserve Aircraft
    12. 12. T-39N 165523 Assigned to : Training Wing 6, NAS Pensacola Mission of aircraft: NFO Training Where painted: Sabreliner, Perryville, MO Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1938. Represents scheme of aircraft assigned to Enterprise Air Group. (CV 6)
    13. 13. T-44A 160984 Assigned to : VT-31, Training Wing 4, NAS Corpus Christi Mission of aircraft: Advanced multi-engine training Where painted: Sabreliner, Perryville, MO Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Represents the NC-4, the first aircraft in history to fly the Atlantic Ocean
    14. 14. TC-12B 161197 Assigned to : VT-35, Training Wing 4, NAS Corpus Christi Mission of aircraft: Advanced multi-engine training Where painted: Hawker Beechcraft, Wichita, KS Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Represents early WWII tactical paint scheme, circa the Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942
    15. 15. S-3B 160581 Assigned to : VX-30, NAS Pt. Mugu Mission of aircraft: Range Support, Pacific Missile Test Range Where painted: FRC Southeast, Jacksonville, FL Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Represents early WWII tactical paint scheme, circa the Battle of Midway, June 1942
    16. 16. T-34C 161841 Assigned to : Training Wing 4, NAS Corpus Christi Mission of aircraft: Primary and intermediate pilot training Where painted: Sabreliner, Perryville, MO Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1938. Represents scheme of aircraft assigned to Ranger Air Group. (CV 4)
    17. 17. T-34C 164169 Assigned to : Training Wing 5, NAS Whiting Mission of aircraft: Primary and intermediate pilot training Where painted: Sabreliner, Perryville, MO Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1936. Represents standard paint scheme for Coast Guard Aircraft.
    18. 18. T-34C 164172 Assigned to : Training Wing 5, NAS Whiting Mission of aircraft: Primary and intermediate pilot training Where painted: Sabreliner, Perryville, MO Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa 1938. Represents standard paint scheme for Marine Corps Aircraft.
    19. 19. E/A-18G 166899 Assigned to : VAQ-129, NAS Whidbey Island Mission of aircraft: E/A-18G FRS Where painted: NAS Whidbey Island Significance of Heritage Paint Scheme: Circa late 1944, three tone blue/blue/white. Markings represent aircraft of Air Group 85 aboard USS Shangri-La (CV 34)
    20. 20. Aircraft Remaining to be Painted Type BuNo Assignment Scheme Status P-3C 160770 PATWING 2, Hawaii Seaplane Gray/White In Paint, Jax P-3C 158206 PATWING 10, Whidbey Island Black/White Awaiting Paint, Jax P-3C 161591 PATWING 11, Jacksonville “ Strawberry 5” Awaiting Paint, Nippi, JP T-6A 165966 CTW-6, Pensacola Gloss Sea Blue Awaiting Paint, Jax EA-6B 160609 VAQ-129, Whidbey Island Coral Sea Scheme In Paint, NASWI F/A-18C 164673 VFC-12, Norfolk Gloss Sea Blue WWII Awaiting Paint, NASNI F/A-18C 163733 VFA-122, Lemoore Blu/Blue/White - WWII In Paint, Jax F/A-18A TBD VX-31, China Lake Heritage China Lake Test Scheme In Paint, Fallon UH-1N 158270 HMLAT-303, Camp Pendleton Maj. Pless MoH Aircraft In Paint, Camp Pendelton

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