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    Airframe Family: General Dynamics F-111
    Latest Model:GF-111A
    Last Military Serial:63-9767 USAF
    Construction Number:A1-02
    Latest Owner or Location:Lake County Veterans Memorial, Waukegan Airport, Waukegan, IL

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    Constructed as a F-111A.

    25 February 1965

    First flight.

    26 February 1965

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Air Force with s/n 63-9767.

    Served as a test bed for the MK-1 NAV/Attack system.


    Loaned to General Dynamics.
    Used as engine/intake test bed.

    December 1969

    Transported by ground. Delivered to 3345th Maintenance and Supply Group (Air Training Command), Chanute Air Force Base, I.
    Engines had been removed.

    Redesignated as GF-111A.


    To National Museum of the United States Air Force Loan Program, Wright Field, Dayton, OH.
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    Placed on display.
    Displayed, Thunderbird Airpark, Chanute AFB.


    Loaned to Chanute Air Museum, Chanute AFB (Formerly), Rantoul, IL.
    Markings changed to: NA, 63-767
    View the Location Dossier

    19 September 1995

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield

    20 April 2013

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield

    December 2015

    Loaned to Warbird Heritage Foundation, Waukegan Regional Airport, Waukegan, IL.
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    17 December 2015

    Transported by ground. Delivered to Lake County Veterans Memorial, Waukegan Airport, Waukegan, IL.
    To be displayed here.

    By 23 April 2016

    Photographer: Robert Herrick
    Notes: Reinstalling tail, wings, etc. Then media blasting, repainting, Veterans Memorial dedication approximately on Sept 10, 2016.

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    Data for airframe dossiers come from various sources. The following were used to compile this dossier...

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    Chanute Air Museum
    National Museum of the United States Air Force
    U.S. Demobbed by Horrex, Ray, Boulanger, Dunn, McGhee amp; Wood
    United States Military Services Serial Number Lists by Joe Baugher

    Individual Contributors
    Glenn Chatfield
    Mike Henniger
    Robert Herrick

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