Archive for the ‘Boneyards and Storage Facilities’ Category

Looking Back MARC/MASDC Reconnaissance Aircraft in Storage

Photos by Del Laughery and Ken Kula Here are a dozen photos from the military’s storage yard at Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona. Hover over a photo to see the type aircraft, click for an enlarged photo. These are all reconnaissance aircraft from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Lockheed’s Graceful Constellation

C-121A The Constellation was a pre-World War II airliner design begun by Lockheed Corporation in 1937. In 1939, Transcontinental and Western Airlines (later known as just TWA) showed interest in a long ranged transport with a modest amount of seats. A few aviation luminaries were involved with the early work… Howard Hughes was a major […]

Looking Back: MASDC/AMARC Transports in Storage

  Photos by Del Laughery and Ken Kula Here’s a look at various transports stored in the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) and the Aircraft Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC) in Tucson, Arizona. Now known as the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), the name changes happened last century.  You can hover […]

Training Aircraft In Storage at MASDC/AMARC/AMARG

North American Rockwell T-2 Buckeyes Here’s a collection of training aircraft that were/are still stored in the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group’s storage yards at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. Many of these photos dater back to the 1990s, when the storage yard was known as the Military Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) or later as […]