Performing a test flight with new instruments installed
Going along the taxiway.
NASA Earth Survey / ex USAF reg. 63-13501.
Taxying for departure after an overnight stop. Just as well they cut the grass at the edge of the taxiway a few days before.
big thanks to the pilot for using the runway 29 underrun.this canberra was bound for the USA via Lajes and Bermuda.
big thanks to the crew on 'NASA 928' who used the underrun for departure.just a shame it was dull and misty,as it would have looked superb in the sun.
NASA 928 back taxies runway 29.this was the 2nd WB-57 which transitted mildenhall in a few weeks.now wearing a slightly different paint scheme.
NASA 926 arrives at mildenhall from lajes.
NASA 926 arrives at mildenhall from lajes.it departed the next day bound for souda bay.
'NASA 926' WB-57F makes a final approach into RAF Mildenhall in lovely winter light.
"NASA 928" lining up runway 15 for departure. What a strange, but great looking aircraft!!
Martin WB-57F Longwing Canberra N928NA on the ramp in front of the NASA Langley Research Center hangar. This aircraft was previously 63-13298 when with the USAF and 52-1536 as an RB-57F prior to ... (more)