zoggavia

c/n 4151

Model R7V-1/1049B-55-75 modified to 55-97

Modified to VC-121E under "Project Green Valley" as Presidential aircraft. To USAF as 57-7885 and christened 'Columbine III" on 24 November 1954.


53-7885 during a test flight in 1954 over California, Lockheed Archives

The Connie served until replaced by a VC-135A, a VIP version of the Boeing 707 in 1960.


53-785 VC-121E Super Constellation, named 'Columbine III' the Presidential aircraft of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who is leaving the Aircraft One in 1955, Zoggavia Collection.

The Connie served until replaced by a VC-135A, a VIP version of the Boeing 707 in 1960

Preserved USAF Museum at Dayton-Wright Patterson as a walk through exhibit ind the Presidential Aircraft display hangar since 1966.



0-37885 C-121G

July 61 - April 66

To 1254th ATW Washington and later to Andrews in July 1961. To 89th MAW (SM) Andrews January 66. Retired in April 1966.


Photo taken in 1964, Zoggavia Collection.