NAS Olathe

NAS Olathe, KS.

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Provided by John Gabbard

Provided by John Gabbard

Heritage-Patches

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Sources

David Weber

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Commanding Officers

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Awards

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Base Tail ID

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Hosted Units

VA-881 and 882 flew Skyhawks out of Olathe.

Aircraft

1 May 1966 - - - Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk *

21 July 1965 - - Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk *

4 June 1964- - - Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk *

* November 30, 1962

The A4D-1 designation changed to A-4A

The A4D-2 designation changed to A-4B

The A4D-2N designation changed to A-4C

For A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to this unit see lower in this page:

Events

January 28, 1966: Lt. Bruce R. Jones was uninjured when the brakes on his A-4B Skyhawk BuNo 142829 apparently failed and crashed through a barricade at NAS Olathe and broke into flames. The aircraft was repaired at O&R and NARF Jacksonville, FL.
Lawrence, KS Lawrence Daily Journal - World, Saturday, January 29, 1966.

September 9, 1967: Lt. Gary W. Aaron with VA-882, successfully landed wheels up, staying with A-4A BuNo 142174 until a fuel tank ruptured, causing a fire, then he ejected and was uninjured
Albuquerque, NM Albuquerque Journal, Sunday, September 10, 1967
Great Bend, KS Daily Tribune, Sunday, September 10, 1967

Photos

03 AUG 1969: NAS Olathe 7K-124, BuNo 139931, at Olathe, KS. VA-881 and 882 flew Skyhawks out of Olathe. Photograher unknown, from Verver Collection.

Aerial view of NAS Olathe, KS December, 1947


Off-Duty Photos

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A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to NAS:

  • Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk
    • 137825 C/N 11295
      • 06 Feb 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 24 Jul 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4A
      • 08 May 1969 - NAF R&T - NAF China Lake, CA
    • 139925 C/N 11290
      • 16 Oct 1966 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 01 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4A
      • 03 Feb 1969 - Stricken - 2S
    • 139931 C/N 11296
      • 21 Jun 1966 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 24 Jul 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4A
      • 15 Sep 1968 - NAS - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 142174 c/n 11428
      • 11 Oct 1966 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 06 Oct 1967 - NAVAIRSYSCOM - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 09 Dec 1967 - Stricken - 1S
    • 142209 c/n 11463
      • 10 May 1966 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 01 Aug 1967 - NARTU - NAS Alameda, CA

  • Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk
    • 142141 c/n 11395
      • 09 Sep 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 17 Oct 1969 - NAS - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 142682 c/n 11744
      • 05 May 1968 - NAVAIRSYSCOM Rep - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 11 Oct 1968 - NAS - NAS New York, NY
    • 142687 c/n 11749
      • 08 May 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 09 May 1969 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 23 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 142690 c/n 11752
      • 21 Oct 1966 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 16 Feb 1969 - NARTU - NAS Memphis, TN

      • 01 Mar 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 142693 c/n 11755
      • 20 May 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 27 Oct 1969 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 142697 c/n 11759
      • 06 Aug 1968 - NAS Los Alamitos - Convert to TA-4B

      • 02 Sep 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 12 Sep 1968 - NAS - NAS Los Alamitos, Ca
    • 142703 c/n 11765
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Glenview - Convert to TA-4B

      • 01 Sep 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 15 Sep 1968 - NAS - NAS Glenview, IL
    • 142722 c/n 11784
      • 01 Sep 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 28 Jan 1968 - VA-873 - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 142725 c/n 11787
      • 07 May 1966 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 09 Jan 1969 - NAS - NAS Twin Cities, MN

      • 25 Jan 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 01 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 142735 c/n 11797
      • 29 Jul 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 23 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 142744 c/n 11806
      • 12 Dec 1967 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 23 Mar 1969 - NAS - NAS New York, NY

      • 06 Apr 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 13 Jun 1969 - NARF - NAS Pensacola, FL
    • 142781 c/n 11843
      • 12 Dec 1967 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 16 Feb 1969 - NARTU - NAS Memphis, TN

      • 01 Mar 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 05 Jul 1969 - NAS - NAS New Orleans, LA

      • 19 Jul 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 23 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
  • Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk (Cont.)
    • 142797 c/n 11859
      • 05 Aug 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 22 Jan 1970 - NARTU - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 142827 c/n 11889
      • 21 Jul 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 28 Jan 1968 - VA-873 - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 142829 c/n 11891
      • 05 Aug 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 08 Jun 1966 - O&R BUWEPS FR - NAS Jacksonville, FL
    • 142870 c/n 11932
      • 29 Sep 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 28 Jan 1968 - VA-873 - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 142874 c/n 11936
      • 22 Sep 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 11 Feb 1970 - NARTU - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 142917 c/n 11979
      • 20 Jun 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 13 Nov 1969 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 142937 c/n 11999
      • 05 Sep 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 06 Sep 1969 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 23 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 142942 c/n 12004
      • 24 Jun 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 25 Jun 1969 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 15 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 144874 C/N 12120
      • 02 Sep 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 144899 C/N 12145
      • 25 Jul 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 04 Feb 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 144924 C/N 12170
      • 05 Apr 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 25 Apr 1969 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 20 Aug 1969 - NAS - NAS New Orleans, LA
    • 144931 C/N 12177
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NARTU Alameda - Convert to TA-4B

      • 04 Sep 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 13 Sep 1968 - NARTU - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 144944 C/N 12190
      • 18 Aug 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 26 Sep 1967 - NAS - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 144948 C/N 12194
      • 23 Sep 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 15 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 144965 C/N 12211
      • 20 Aug 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 30 Jan 1970 - NARTU - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 144974 C/N 12220
      • 03 Oct 1969 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 04 Oct 1969 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 23 Jan 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 144977 C/N 12223
      • 23 Jul 1967 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 21 Aug 1968 - NAS - NAS Glenview, IL
    • 144979 C/N 12225
      • 05 Aug 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 11 Jul 1967 - NARTU - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 144980 C/N 12226
      • 01 Sep 1965 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 29 Jan 1968 - VA-873 - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 145003 C/N 12249
      • 19 Mar 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 07 Aug 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 22 Aug 1968 - NAS - NAS Glenview, IL
    • 145035 C/N 12281
      • 11 Oct 1968 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 12 Oct 1968 - NAS Olathe - Convert to TA-4B
      • 22 Jan 1970 - NARTU - NAS Norfolk, VA

  • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
    • 145106 c/n 12352
      • 04 Jun 1964 - NART - NAS Olathe, KS
      • 25 Jun 1964 - O&R BUWEPS FR - NAS Alameda, CA

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