P-3 Orions or Lockheed L-188 Electras at China Lake Naval Weapons Center
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@ 2007-11-28 23:21:34
Those are Lockheed L-188 Electras. The Navy flew a variant that was the P-3 but the P-3 has a distinctive boom off the tail. So it could be either the Electra or P-3s with the booms removed.
@ 2007-11-29 20:04:14
Lockheed only built 170* L-188 Electra airliners.
757* P-3 Orions were built for naval patrol service.
This is a US Navy installation.
I'm betting that these are P-3s.
*Production numbers from Wikipedia
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