Air International 1985-08
??? - The One-O-Wonder /Warbirds/
F-101B Voodoos in the markings of the 136th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, 107th FIG, an Air National Guard unit at Niagara Falls AFB, NY. Seven A NG squadrons used the Voodoo, the last flying the type until 1983.
One of the second batch of CF-101Bs supplied to Canada - as revealed by the fairing ahead of the windscreen for the IR detection scanner. This example served with No 416 Squadron at Chatham.
"Hawk One Canada" was the CF-101B specially painted by No 409 Squadron for events commemorating the 60th anniversary of the RCAF in 1984.
The F-101A and F-101C tactical fighter versions of the Voodoo served only briefly with TAC in the USA, but enjoyed more success when transferred to the 81st TFW in USAFE at RAF Bentwaters in the UK, where this example vim photographed as it streamed the braking 'chute upon touchdown.
The second of two YRF-101A prototypes that appeared in 1956, with provisions for vertical and side oblique camera installations in the lengthened nose.
Now in series production for the photo-recce squadrons of the U.S.A.F. is the McDonnell RF-101A, powered by two afterburning 14,250-lb. s.t. P. & W. J57-P-3 turbojets. McDonnell claim that with the RF-101A aerial photography at supersonic speeds is now possible. The RF-101 has an all-flying tailplane and, except for the longer squared-off nose, is similar to the long-range escort fighter F-101A and the F-101B long-range interceptor fighter.
A camouflaged example of the RF-101 in Japan.
В отличие от "следопытов" "Вуду", "Дельты Даггеры" были едва ли не самыми бесполезными самолетами на вьетнамском ТВД.
The RF-101C - here seen at Misawa AFB - was outwardly similar to the RF-101A.
The first F-101A, 53-2418, was later fitted with a General Electric J79 engine to serve as a test-bed for that power plant.
The second F-101A, 53-2419, reveals the Voodoo's distinctive wing planform.
The RF-101G (and similar RF-101H) were conversions from the F-101A and F-101C respectively, and lacked the forward-looking camera of the earlier RF versions.
The first F-101A, 53-2418, was one of an initial batch of 29 aircraft, many of which were used for development trials.
McDonnell F-101C Voodoo
The second prototype, which with afterburning engines was the XF-88A.