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Douglas F3D Skyknight
Douglas F3D Skyknight
The Douglas F3D Skyknight (later designated F-10 Skyknight) is an American twin-engined, mid-wing jet fighter aircraft manufactured by the Douglas Aircraft Company in El Segundo, California. The F3D was designed as a carrier-based all-weather night fighter and saw service with the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The mission of the F3D was to search out and destroy enemy aircraft at night.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 121457
  • Prototype.
  • 3/23/1948: First flight
  • NATC as "457".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 121458
  • Prototype.
  • 6/6/1948: First flight
  • NATC as "458"
  • 1952-53: VX-4 as "458"
  • Fitted as the first test aircraft for the Sparrow I air-to-air missile
  • Currently preserved at the Naval Air Museum at NAS Pensacola, FL.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 121459
  • Prototype.
  • 10/7/1948: First flight.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123741
  • 2/13/1950: First flight.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123742
  • NATC as "742"
  • 6/30/1963: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123743
  • NATC as "743".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123744
  • 10/1950: NATC
  • 1956-58: NMC as "744"
  • 5/1959: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ. Or not until at least after 1961? Still with NWC until then?

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123745
  • NATC
  • 5/1954: Preformed the first automatic carrier landing tests at Niagara Falls APT, NY.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123746
  • 1952: VX-4 as "746".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123747
  • 1957: PMTC as "747".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123748
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123749
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123750
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123751
  • NATC as "751".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123752
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123753
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123754
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123755
  • 6/1954: NAS Quonset Point, RI, for tests
  • 1955: NATC
  • 6/1958: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123756
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123757
  • 1951: VC-3
  • 1951: VMF(N)-542
  • 2/26/1964: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123758
  • 1958: PMTC as "758".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123759
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123760
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123761
  • 1951: VMF(N)-542 as "WH-2".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123762
  • --info needed.--

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123763
  • 1951: VC-3 as "NP-75".

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123764
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123765
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123766
  • 1952: VMF(N)-531
  • 2/1956: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123767
  • 1951: VMT-2
  • 1951-52: VMF(N)-542 as "WH-6"
  • 6/1958: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight/Bu. 123768
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124595
  • 2/14/1951: First flight
  • 1955: NATC
  • 1958: VF-101
  • NWC as "595"
  • 4/1964: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 4/28/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124596
  • 4/1955: NAS Quonset Point, RI, for tests
  • 1955: VX-5
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958: VMCJ-1
  • 1958-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-6", "TN-16", and "TN-9"
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/27/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124597
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1961: VF-121 as "NJ-197"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 5/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124598
  • Bailed to Raytheon for tests and flown with US Army markings
  • Transferred to the US Army for tests
  • 2/25/1964: Struck off charge at BWR Waltham, MA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124599
  • 1957: NAS China Lake, CA, for tests
  • 12/11/1958: Written off at NAS China Lake, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124600
  • Bailed to Westinghouse Corp for tests.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124601
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124602
  • 5/1956: Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • 1956: VCMJ-3
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/27/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124603
  • 1960: VF(AW)-3 as "xx-100".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124604
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124605
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 4/10/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124606
  • 1955: VMF(AW)-542
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • 1957: VCMJ-3
  • 1/7/1958: Crashed at MCAS El Toro, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124607
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • VF-101 as "AD-175"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 4/23/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124608
  • --info needed.--

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124609
  • 1954: VMF(N)-542
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/4/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124610
  • 3/1955: Bailed to Baltimore, MD, for tests
  • F-4 Phantom II nosecone fitted
  • 9/1968: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 9/12/1968: Struck off charge
  • Transferred to the US Army and used for spare parts.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124611
  • 1952: NATC as "611"
  • 1960: NADU as "5"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124612
  • 1955: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124613
  • FAWTUPAC as "PA-21"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/29/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124614
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124615
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124616
  • 1955: VMF(AW)-542
  • 1958: NAF China Lake, CA as "616"
  • 12/1959: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • Returned to service
  • 1960: VF-121
  • Put back into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/25/1965: Struck off charge. Or on 5/20/1966?

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124617
  • VF-121 as "NJ-198"
  • 3/13/1964: Struck off charge at NAS North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124618
  • VMF(N)-513
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-18"
  • VMCJ-1
  • 1970: VMCJ-3 as "TN-4"
  • 6/24/1970: Struck off charge at MCAS Quantico, VA
  • Currently preserved at the Museum at Quantico, VA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124619
  • NAS China Lake, CA, for tests
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 1969: VMCJ-1 as "RM-3"
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-19"
  • VMCJ-3 as "TN-3"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/23/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124620
  • 1952: VMF(N)-513 as "WF-15"
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • 1955-56: VMCJ-3 as "TN-24"
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-xx"
  • 1967: Converted to �Super Whale� at NARF Noris
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1969: VMCJ-3 as "TN-4"
  • 6/1970: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/23/1970: Struck off charge
  • Currently preserved at the Quonset Air Museum at Kingston, RI.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124621
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124622
  • 4/8/1964: Struck off charge at NARF North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124623
  • 1952: VMF(N)-513 as "WF-xx"
  • 8/15/1952: Disappeared during a night patrol in Korea. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124624
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • VMCJ-2
  • 7/29/1958: Crashed after an engine fire.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124625
  • 1952: VMF(N)-513 as "WF-xx"
  • 9/1/1952: Crashed into sea off Korea after engines exploded.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124626
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124627
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124628
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124629
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • VF-101 as "AD-176"
  • VF-121 as "NJ-196"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/11/1965: Struck off charge
  • Currently preserved at the Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124630
  • 1952: MTG 10
  • 1952: VMFN-542
  • 1954: FASRON 4
  • 1954: FALLWEATRAPAC
  • 1955: FASRON 117
  • 1955: FAWTUPAC
  • 6/1957: Converted to Douglas F3D-2T2
  • 1958: VFAW-3
  • 10/1959: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • Returned to service
  • 1960: NAVCICOFFSCOL
  • 1964-68: NWC
  • 2/20/1968: Struck off charge
  • Early 1980s: Bailed to Raytheon for tests and flown with US Army markings
  • Currently preserved at the Flying Leathernecks Museum at MCAS Miramar, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124631
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124632
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1961: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1968: VMCJ-2 as "CY-16"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 5/6/1969: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124633
  • 1952: VC-3 as "NA-70"
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • VMCJ-3
  • 3/9/1960: Crashed at Holloman AFB, NM.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124634
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124635
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • VX-4 as "XF-1"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 4/23/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124636
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124637
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124638
  • VX-4 as "XF-2"
  • 4/8/1964: Struck off charge at BUWEPS FR San Diego, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124639
  • 1959: VX-4 as "XF-3"
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/28/1963: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124640
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124641
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124642
  • 1952-53: VC-4 as "C-608"
  • 1960: NPF as "642".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124643
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124644
  • 1950: H&HS-3 as "LU-3".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124645
  • 1953: VC-4
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958: VMCJ-3 as "TN-2"
  • 1958: VMCJ-1
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1969: VMCJ-1
  • VMCJ-3 as "TN-1" and "TN-9"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/24/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124646
  • 1953: VC-4
  • 3/4/1953: Ditched into the sea off Norfolk, VA after a cold cat shot off USS F.D. Roosevelt.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124647
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • VMCJ-2
  • 5/19/1958: Crashed after an engine flameout.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124648
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124649
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124650
  • 1952: VMF(N)-513 as "LT-20"
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124651
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 4/4/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124652
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/9/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124653
  • VMF(N)-531 as "LT-19".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124654
  • 7/1952: NAS San Diego, CA, for tests
  • 1952: VC-3 as "NP-80"
  • 1952: VX-4
  • 1953: VX-5
  • 1954: FASron-4
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124655
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124656
  • --info needed.--

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124657
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124658
  • 1959: MAG-24 as "EW-3"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 5/20/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124659
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • VT-86 as "4B-62"
  • 3/2/1964: Struck off charge at NAS North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124660
  • FAWTULANT as "LA-2".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124661
  • 1953: VC-4.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124662
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124663
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-17"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/27/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 124664
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125783
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125784
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125785
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125786
  • 1953: VMC-3
  • 1/1956: Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958: VMCJ-3 as "TN-23"
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1967: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 3/24/1967: Crashed into the sea off Da Nang, South Vietnam on a training flight. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125787
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125788
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125789
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125790
  • VMF(AW)-542 as "WH-23".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125791
  • VX-4 as "XF-13"
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125792
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125793
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • VMCJ-3 as "TN-18"
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 7/17/1968: Crashed near Dong Ha, South Vietnam. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125794
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125795
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125796
  • VX-3 as "XC-41".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125797
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125798
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • 1958: VMF(N)-531 as "EC-17"
  • VMF(AW)-542 as "WH-22".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125799
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125800
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125801
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125802
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125803
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125804
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125805
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125806
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958: VMCJ-3 as "TN-15"
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1965: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 7/31/1965: Crashed into the sea off Da Nang AB, South Vietnam. Both crewmen killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125807
  • 1953: VC-4
  • 1953: VF-11
  • 1954: VF-14
  • 7/1955: Converted to Douglas F3D-2T2
  • 1956: FAWTU
  • 1958: VF-101
  • 1961: NWC
  • 7/18/1968: Struck off charge at NAS China Lake, CA
  • 1969: Bailed to the Raytheon Company and used for missile development
  • 1981: Had a fuel cell failure while flying out of Holloman AFB, NM, made a gear-up landing and never flew again
  • Currently preserved at the Combat Air Museum at Topeka, KS.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125808
  • 1955: VMFT(N)-20 as "LP-12"
  • VMCJ-3.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125809
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1964-65: VMCJ-2 as "CY-xx"
  • 1966: VMCJ-2 as "RM-6"
  • 9/21/1968: Struck off charge at NARF North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125810
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1966: VMCJ-1 as "RM-6"
  • 1967: Upgraded to �Super Whale� at NAS North Island, CA
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/27/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125811
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125812
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125813
  • 3/9/1953: Crashed north of Irvine Lake in the Santa Ana Mountains, CA. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125814
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • 3/12/1960: Crashed at Holloman AFB, NM.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125815
  • 1953: FAWTUPAC as "PA-82"
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125816
  • 1954: VMF(AW)-542 as "WH-4"
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125817
  • 1953: VMF(N)-513 as "WF-xx"
  • 6/4/1953: Operational loss in Korea
  • Also noted as surviving until at least 1956 with VMF(AW)-542?

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125818
  • VMFT(N)-20 as "LP-5"
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-19"
  • 1963: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 8/19/1963: Written off at MCAS El Toro, CA? Repaired?
    *12/1/1969: Struck off charge at NARF North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125819
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • VF-101 as "AD-182"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/28/1963: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125820
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/28/1963: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125821
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125822
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125823
  • 1955: VF-14 as "T-xxx"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125824
  • 1959: VF(AW)-3 as "PA-143"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125825
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125826
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125827
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125828
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-3"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/13/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125829
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • 1959: VF-101 as "AD-177"
  • 1960: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/2/1964: Struck off charge at NAS North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125830
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125831
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 1968: VMCJ-1 as "RM-4"
  • 1/16/1968: Crashed into the sea off Da Nang, South Vietnam. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125832
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • 4/25/1956: Crashed after colliding with another Douglas F3D-2 near Mojave, CA. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125833
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1965: VMCJ-2 as "CY-14"
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1968: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 10/21/1968: Crashed at MCAS Yuma, AZ.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125834
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125835
  • VMF(N)-531 as "LT-13".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125836
  • VX-4 as "XF-14"
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125837
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125838
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125839
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q
  • VCMJ-3
  • VCMJ-1
  • 1/16/1960: Crashed in Japan. 1 crewman killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125840
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125841
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125842
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125843
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125844
  • VX-4 as "XF-12".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125845
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125846
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958-59: VCMJ-3 as "TN-11"
  • 1967: Upgraded to �Super Whale� at NAS North Island, CA
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-4"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 5/27/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125847
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • 1957: VMF(N)-542 as "WH-16".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125848
  • 1955: VMF(N)-542
  • 5/24/1955: Crashed near Camp Pendleton, CA. Pilot was killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125849
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • VMCJ-1 as "RM-5"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 5/6/1969: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125850
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958: VCMJ-3 as "TN-11"
  • 1958: VCMJ-3 as "TN-17"
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 3/1965: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • Returned to service
  • 1965: VCMJ-3 as "TN-4"
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-19"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 5/6/1969: Struck off charge
  • Was preserved at the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards AFB, CA. Where now?

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125851
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125852
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125853
  • 1952: VX-4 as "XF-11"
  • 1953: VC-35
  • 1954: VX-5
  • 1954: VMF(N)-542
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125854
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/28/1963: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125855
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125856
  • 1953: VC-35
  • 1954: VX-5
  • 1955: NAS San Diego, CA, for tests
  • 1955: MCAS El Toro, CA, for tests
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125857
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125858
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125859
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125860
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125861
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125862
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125863
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125864
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125865
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125866
  • 6/10/1955: Caught fire and crashed near NAS Quonset Point, RI.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125867
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125868
  • 1953: VC-4.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125869
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1967-68: VMCJ-1 as "RM-8"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 4/10/1969: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125870
  • NAS China Lake, CA, for tests
  • 1955: FAWTUPAC as "PA-17"
  • Currently mounted on a pole at the Korean War Memorial in Lakewood, CA, marked as �127039�.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125871
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125872
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • Converted to MF-10B
  • VMF(AW)-542 as "WH-15".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125873
  • VMFT(N)-20 as "BP-5"
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • 1964: NARTU Glynco, GA
  • 1/7/1964: Written off.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125874
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125875
  • 1959: VF-101 as "AD-171"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125876
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125877
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125878
  • VMFT(N)-20.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125879
  • VF-101 as "AD-178"
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • 1963: VT-86 as "4B-63"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/27/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125880
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125881
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 125882
  • VMF(AW)-531
  • 1961: NMC as "882".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127019
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127020
  • 1953: VC-4.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127021
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127022
  • 1953: VC-4 as "NA-603"
  • 3/2/1964: Struck off charge at NAS North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127023
  • Upgraded to Douglas F3D-2M
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127024
  • 1953: VMF(N)-513 as "WF-xx"
  • 5/30/1953: Crashed while attempting to land at Kunsan AB, South Korea. 1 crewman was killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127025
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127026
  • 1954: VMF(N)-531
  • 11/14/1954: Crashed into the sea off North Carolina during a night training mission. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127027
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-18".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127028
  • NMC
  • 1956: Bailed to Dallas BAR for electronics tests
  • 1960-61: NMC as "028"
  • Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127029
  • 1953: NAS San Diego, CA, for tests
  • 1953: VMF(N)-542
  • 1955: FASRON-8
  • 1955: VX-5
  • 1957-58: NAS China Lake, CA, for tests
  • 3/1958: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127030
  • 1953: VMF(N)-531 as "WF-9"
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127031
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127032
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127033
  • Upgraded to Douglas F3D-2M
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127034
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-19"
  • 1963-64: VMCJ-2 as "CY-18"
  • VMCJ-3
  • 1967: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1969: VMCJ-1
  • 12/1/1969: Struck off charge at NARF North Island, CA.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127035
  • 1959: VF-101 as "AD-179"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/28/1963: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127036
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127037
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127038
  • Upgraded to Douglas F3D-2M
  • VF-11
  • 1954: VF-14 as "T-404"
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127039
  • VF-14
  • 10/13/1954: Ditched into the sea after engines flamed out on launch from the USS Intrepid.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127040
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127041
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • VMCJ-3 as "TN-13"
  • VMCJ-1 as "RM-7"
  • 1966: VMCJ-1 as "RM-1"
  • 3/18/1966: Shot down by an SA-2 near Ban Tang Luong/Thanh Hoa, North Vietnam. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127042
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127043
  • VX-4
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/14/1964: Struck off charge
  • Bailed to Raytheon Corp for tests.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127044
  • NAS China Lake, CA, for tests
  • VX-5 as "XE-6"
  • 1955: NSWEF
  • 3/18/1955: Crashed near Kirtland AFB, NM.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127045
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127046
  • 1959: VF-101 as "AD-180"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127047
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1959-60: VMCJ-3 as "TN-xx"
  • 1960: VMFT(N)-20 as "BP-2"
  • 1963: VMCJ-2 as "CY-14"
  • VMCJ-3
  • 1969: VMCJ-1
  • 2/1970: Put back into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/23/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127048
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • VF-101.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127049
  • 1955: VMF(AW)-542 as "WH-10"
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127050
  • SOS Miami as "050"
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • VMCJ-2
  • 1965: Shot down in Vietnam? Or not? �Tiger Island�? Just damaged and later SOC at NAS North Island, CA on 2/8/1968? Help?

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127051
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • 1963: VMCJ-1 as "RM-3"
  • 1966: VMCJ-2
  • 1970: VMCJ-3
  • 6/1970: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard
  • 6/27/1970: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127052
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127053
  • Upgraded to Douglas F3D-2M
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127054
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127055
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127056
  • VMF(N)-513.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127057
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127058
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127059
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127060
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958: VMCJ-3 as "TN-10"
  • 7/1/1969: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127061
  • 1955: VMF(N)-513
  • 6/26/1955: Went missing over sea on a flight from NAS Atsugi, Japan.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127062
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127063
  • 1953: VMF(N)-531 as "LT-1".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127064
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-531 as "WF-14".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127065
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127066
  • VMF(N)-531 as "LT-14"
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • VMCJ-1
  • 1968: VMCJ-2 as "CY-xx"
  • 3/24/1968: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127067
  • VFM(AW)-542
  • 4/25/1956: Crashed after colliding with another Douglas F3D-2 near Mojave, CA. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127068
  • 1957-58: VMF(AW)-513 as "WF-xx".

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127069
  • FAWTULANT as "HG-13"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/28/1963: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127070
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127071
  • 1955: FAWTULANT
  • 6/24/1955: Crashed at sea off Boca Chica Field, FL. Pilot was killed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127072
  • 1954: VF-14 as "T-402"
  • Converted to Douglas F3D-2Q/EF-10B
  • 1958: VMCJ-2 as "CY-xx"
  • 1960-61: VMCJ-1 as "RM-xx"
  • VMCJ-2 as "CY-13"
  • 1965: VMCJ-1
  • 1/8/1965: Written off at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan due to excessive flight hours.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127073
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127074
  • 1958-67: NWC
  • 8/26/1969: Struck off charge at NAS China Lake, CA
  • Purchased by Raytheon Corporation and used as radar/electronics testbed
  • Was preserved onboard the USS Intrepid Museum, NY
  • Currently preserved at the Empire State Aeroscience Museum in Schenectady, NY.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127075
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127076
  • 1956: VMF(AW)-542.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127077
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127078
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127079
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/3/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127080
  • --info needed.--

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127081
  • Converted to TF-10B
  • VF-121 as "NJ-199"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/20/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127082
  • --info needed.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127083
  • 1956: VX-4
  • 1957: VMF(AW)-531
  • 1958: NAF Chincoteague, VA, for tests
  • 1959: NWC as "083"
  • 6/1960: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127084
  • VMFT(N)-20 as "LP-3"
  • FAWTULANT as "LA-15"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 2/13/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight/Bu. 127085
  • 1956: NAOTS as "085"
  • Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 3/9/1964: Struck off charge.
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