Compass Models – McDonnell Douglas C-9A Nightingale (DC-9-32CF) , ’68-10958′ 375th Aeromedical Airlift Group U.S. Air Force , Scott AFB Illinois 1971

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                McDonnell Douglas C-9

The McDonnell Douglas C-9 is a military version of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 airliner. It was produced as the C-9A Nightingale for the United States Air Force, and the C-9B Skytrain II for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The final flight of the C-9A Nightingale was in September 2005, and the C-9C was retired in September 2011. The U.S. Navy retired its last C-9B in July 2014.The two remaining C-9s in Marine service were retired in April 2017.

RoleJet transport
National originUnited States
ManufacturerMcDonnell Douglas
RetiredSeptember 2005 (USAF C-9A);
July 2014 (USN C-9B);
April 2017 (USMC C-9B)
Primary usersUnited States Air Force (historical)
United States Navy (historical)
United States Marine Corps (historical)
Kuwait Air Force (historical)
Number built48
Developed fromMcDonnell Douglas DC-9
  • C-9A Nightingale – 21 aeromedical evacuation aircraft based on the DC-9-32CF for U.S. Air Force delivered during 1968–69. One was converted for executive transport and stationed at Chievres, Belgium; a second aircraft was converted for VIP transport by the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base.
  • C-9B Skytrain II – 24 convertible passenger/transport versions of the DC-9-32CF for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps delivered from 1973 to 1976. Five more C-9s were converted from passenger configured DC-9s.
  • VC-9C – 3 executive transport aircraft for the U.S. Air Force; these were delivered in 1976 and served until 2011.
  • C-9K – 2 aircraft for the Kuwait Air Force.
United States Air Force
Founded1 August 1907
(112 years)

18 September 1947
(71 years, 11 months)
(as independent service)
Country United States of America
TypeAir and space force
RoleAir, space, and cyberspace warfare
Size321,444 active duty airmen
141,880 civilians
69,200 reserve airmen
105,700 air national guard airmen
5,047 manned aircraft
406 ICBMs
170 satellites
Seal of the Department of the Air Force
USAF “Hap” Arnold Symbol
Aircraft flown
AttackA-10, AC-130, MQ-9
BomberB-1B, B-2, B-52H
E-2 , E-3, E-4, E-8, EA-18 ,  EC-130 , E-767
FighterF-14 , F-15C, F-15E, F-16, F/A-18 , F-22, F-35A
HelicopterHH-60, UH-1N
ReconnaissanceMC-12, RC-135, RQ-4, RQ-170, U-2, U-28
TrainerT-1, T-6, T-38, T-41, T-51, T-53, TG-16
TransportC-5M, C-12, C-17, C-21, C-32, C-37, C-130, C-40, CV-22, VC-25
TankerKC-10, KC-135, KC-46

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