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One of the four 'Droopsnoots' at RAF Foulsham. 44-23515 would have been identical. Note radio search aerials above and below nose.

Elint* employed 'Droop snoots' were:
44-23515, 44-23501, 44-23156 and 43-28479. Loaned out to 192 Sqn RAF.

*Elint - Electronic Intelligence gathering.

Connections

Aircraft

  • 44-23515

    P-38 Lightning
    P-38J field modified to 'Droop Snoot*' configuration and fitted out with equipment and aerials for Elint** work. Detached to 192 Sqn*** RAF for Elint** missions. ...

  • 43-28479

    P-38 Lightning
    P-38J field modified to 'Droop Snoot*' configuration and fitted out with equipment and aerials for Elint** work. Detached to 192 Sqn*** RAF for Elint** missions. ...

  • 44-23156

    P-38 Lightning
    P-38J field modified to 'Droop Snoot*' configuration and fitted out with equipment and aerials for Elint** work. Detached to 192 Sqn*** RAF for Elint** missions. "Reported to have been converted to radar search aircraft and operated by 36th BS (a radar...

  • 44-23501

    P-38 Lightning
    P-38J field modified to 'Droop Snoot*' configuration and fitted out with equipment and aerials for Elint** work. Detached to 192 Sqn*** RAF for Elint** missions. "Reported to have been converted to radar search aircraft and operated by 36th BS (a radar...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2015 17:56:47 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry.

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2014 09:46:47 brx851b Created entry with caption and aircraft associations
Sources

Personal research document - given by E Vasser (pilot)

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