Aviation Photo #1594145 Martin P4M-1Q Mercator - USA - Navy

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One of 19 production P4M-1 Mercator patrol bombers built in 1950-51. Powered by two P&W R-4360 and two Allison J-33 jets for dash to target. This example converted to P4M-1Q electronics countermeasures aircraft of USN Squadron VQ-2 based at Kenitra in Morocco.
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Anonymous
8 years ago
I can find so many similarities to the Neptune from Lockheed. Frank from BUE
Anonymous
8 years ago
One beautiful, great aircraft. I flew as a navigational radar operator from the Phillipines 1951- 1953. A wonderful group of guys in this close nit squadron, wonderful memories.
Bob Tucker
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5 years ago
Flew it in VQ-1 ultimately as the ECAC (Electronic Countermeasures Aircraft Commander) in 1957 -59. Out of Iwakuni, Japan. Great A/C. Incredibly great people in the Sqd. Pat Kewley

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