JORGE A. DIETSCH COLLECTION
No. 9662. Lockheed 185 P-3A Orion (N923AU c/n 185-5085) Aero Union
Photographed at Porterville, California, USA, May 30, 2009, by Jorge A. Dietsch
01/31/2010. Produced under BuNo. 151372 in 1964, this aircraft served with the USN till it was stored at AMARC on December 6, 1985. It came on the civil registry in 1989 as N185AU and was subsequently converted to an aerial tanker. Listed as Tanker number 23 it started operation with Aero Union, after being reregistered to N923AU.
Created January 31, 2010