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Aircraft Photos by Clifford Bossie
This page contains detail photos of VMX-22 Ospreys and also some older shots of test Tomcats. All North Spin photographs are Copyright by the photographers that took them, and are not to be re-posted or redistributed.

Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #22 BuNo 166391
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 9/?/2006

Notes: #22 sits on the ramp at El Paso.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 9/?/2006

Notes: #23 also flew in with #22 shown above. Note the unique two tone metallic paint each ship wears.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: #23, as seen on a different day.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: VXM-22 is based at MCAS New River, NC, but did extensive tours of the west in 2006, while doing operational evaluation of the Osprey.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: Close up of right side engine nacelle.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: Reverse shot of right side engine nacelle.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: Close up of pivot point for engine nacelle.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: Left engine and prop.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: Right engine and prop.


Subject: MV-22B - VMX-22 - Side #23 BuNo 166480
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: 10/?/2006

Notes: Close up of nose area.


Subject: F-14A - NATC - BuNo 158614 Side #8614
Location: MASDC (Later AMARC)
Date: 4/?/1980

Notes: Arrived at MASDC 4/16/80 while still wearing: "Naval Air Test Center" on the tail. This ship was at some point modified for the TARPS pod. The aircraft was apparently put back in service in 10/85, unit unknown.


Subject: F-14A - PMTC - BuNo 158622 Side #223
Location: Miramar MCAS, CA
Date: ?/?/1982

Notes: Pictured while at the Miramar Air Show. Arrived at AMARC 12/18/91


Subject: NF-14A - PMTC - BuNo 158623 Side #224
Location: Holloman AFB, NM
Date: ?/?/1981

Notes: As of 2007, this Tomcat is on static display wearing VX-30 "Bloodhounds" markings at the Point Mugu NAS "Missile Park".


Subject: F-14A - NATC - BuNo 158613 Side #201
Location: El Paso, TX
Date: ?/?/1984

Notes: Pictured wearing "Naval Air Test Center" on the tail. Was at some point modified to Block 130.




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