Lockheed Constellation Survivors

BuN 141297 c/n 4421

L1049A BuN 141297 August 1968 L1049A BuN 141297 July 1974 L1049A BuN 141297 October 12, 2000
At NAS Pax River in August 1968
(Roger Besecker via Stephen Miller)
Assigned to the Naval Research Lab and based at NAS Patuxent River, MD for many years.
(Steve Williams)
On display at Warner Robins Museum of Aviation on March 2, 2004 (Emmanuel Tailliet)
  • Current markings - BuN 141297
  • Delivered to USN February 1956 as WV-2 BuN 141297
  • Redesignated EC-121K October 1962
  • Converted to YEC-121K March 1965
  • Returned to EC-121K by July 1966
  • Retired and flown to Davis Monthan AFB for storage August 1979
  • Ferried to Robins AFB, GA November 20, 1987 by Save-A-Connie crew for display at the Museum of Aviation in USAF colors
  • On display with USAF titles and "141297" markings on the vertical stabilizers
  • Dedicated volunteers from the Naval Aircraft Restoration Foundation (NARF) meet twice a year for a month in May and October to work on the restoration of this aircraft

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