History of the EC-47

CONTENTS

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Part 1. The EC-47 Inside Out

1.1 Origin of the Species
1.2 The C-47 at War
1.3 The EC-47 Tour (External Modifications)
1.4 The EC-47 Tour (Paint Schemes)
1.5 The EC-47 Tour (Interior Overview)

1.6 The EC-47 Tour (The Back End)
1.7 The EC-47 Tour (The Cockpit)
1.8 The Goodfellow Gooney Bird (EC-47Q Replica)
1.9 The Story of "The Marauder", 43-15979

 

 

 



Part 2. EC-47: The Operational History

2.1    Prologue—Why Vietnam?
2.2    Vietnam, The SIGINT Background
2.3    Direction Finding Goes Airborne
2.4    Hilo Hattie and Hawkeye
2.5    Widening the War in '64
2.6  
  Point of No Return
2.7  
  Phyllis Ann and Drill Press
2.8  
  Phyllis Ann Makes Her Entrance
2.9  
  Phyllis Ann Settles In
2.10 
1966: The Buildup is Completed

2.11  The Year of the Offensive Begins 
2.12  
Supporting the Marines
2.13  Action in II CTZ, Jan-Jun 1967
2.14  III Corps War, Jan-Jun 1967
2.15  Crossover Points
2.16  "Eye" Corps, July-Dec 1967
2.17  II Corps Battles, July-Dec 1967
2.18  Dak To and ARDF

 

 







Part 3. Documents, Data, and Other Material

3.1   EC-47 Serial Numbers and Data
3.2   
Project CHECO reports
3.3  TEWS Histories
3.4   6994th Squadron Histories—"Top 10" Questions
3.5   Historical Resume—ARDF Development and Use (1968)
3.6   6994th Security Squadron Histories
3.7   "Antique Airlines" 1968 Video
3.8   Bravo Maintenance
3.9   The Drill Press Story 
3.10 The Rolly David Grounds collection

3.11  EC-47 Model Designations

 

 More to come—Stay tuned!