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1970 General Dynamics FB-111A Aardvark C/N B1-43

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  • 68-0271 @ ORD - FB-111A at the ANG/AFR open house. - by Glenn E. Chatfield by Glenn E. Chatfield @ ORD

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:General Dynamics
Model:FB-111A Aardvark    Search all General Dynamics FB-111A Aardvark
Year built:1970
Construction Number (C/N):B1-43
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:2
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Turbofan
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney TF30-P-7


Registration Number:68-0271


Address:, Amberley

User Comments

Glenn E. Chatfield, 2012-01-30 12:41:34
 Aircraft originally FB-111A with USAF first flying 1970, then to F-111G to RAAF on 1/14/94. has this:
Performed the flyby during the 2000 Olympic games closing ceremony over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Grounded from 12/02/02 to 2003 due to wing failures. Was in Service 6 Sqn.
All F-111Gs retired by 2007. Aircraft scrapped and fuselage buried at Swanbank landfill site near Ipswich 11/2011.