Aircraft 59-1738 Data

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1959 Republic F-105D Thunderchief C/N D50

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Airframe Info

Model:F-105D Thunderchief    Search all Republic F-105D Thunderchief
Year built:1959
Construction Number (C/N):D50
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing single engine
Number of Seats:1
Number of Engines:1
Engine Type:Turbojet
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney J75-P-19W


Registration Number:59-1738
Current Status:Preserved


Address:Dyess AFB, Texas
United States

User Comments

Peter Nicholson, 2011-05-20 16:23:04
  F-105D Thunderchief 59-1738 is on display marked as 61-0217 which was shot down over Vietnam on September 16, 1965 with then Lt. Col. Robinson Risner as the pilot. He was a POW in Hanoi for over 7 years before he was released on February 12, 1973. Robinson Risner retired from the USAF on August 1, 1976 as a Brigadier General.