2002 Camarillo EAA Fly-in, Sunday August 11
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Waco UPF-7, N32135 has been registered to Gary Entrekin of Ventura since 1987. It was built in 1941.
Antonov An-2, N2AN was built in 1984. It was registered to Carl Hays of San Diego in 1993. It is now registered to the American Airpower Heritage Foundation.
Spartan Executive, N17605 is registered to Dale Barrett at Santa Paula. It was built in 1937.
Douglas A-1H Skyraider, NX39606 is registered to Warbird Aircraft of San Diego. Its Navy Buno was 139606 and it was delivered to the South Vietnamese Air Force. It was recovered through Thailand by Yesterday's Air Force in 1980. It was registered as N3915B by Military Aircraft Restoration Corporation at Chino in 1983. The Donald Douglas Museum at Santa Monica registered it as NX39606 in July 1988 and passed it on to the Santa Monica Museum of Flying in 1990.
Douglas A-1H Skyraider, NX39606 at the El Toro MCAS Airshow on April 28, 1990.
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North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog has been a familiar sight on the airshow circuit for many years.
John Collver takes off in North Amercian SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A at China Lake NWC on April 16, 1988.
Fiesler Fi-156C Storch, NX41FS can take-off in about twice its own length.
Canadian Car and Foundry Harvard Mk IV (license built North American AT-6 Texan), N7757 was modified as a Zero replica for the better Pearl Harbor movie, Tora Tora Tora in 1970. It was built in 1952. Its construction number is CCF4-171. It has been registered to the American Aeronautical Foundation of Thousand Oaks since 1985.
North American T-28B Trojan, N6255 and T-28C, N548NA.
Gray North American T-28C Trojan, N548NA originally flew for the Navy as BuNo 140548. Its North American construction number is 226-125. It first appeared on the civil register in 1985. Airplane Sales International sold it to King City Aviation in 1986. It has been registered to Mark Matye of Ventura since 1997.
Red and white North American T-28B Trojan, N6255 has been registered to Viper Aviation of Simi Valley for three years. It originally flew for the Navy as BuNo 138340 and it still wears that number. Its North American construction number is 200-411. It was registered as N5524L by J. A. Carter of Alameda, California in March 1987. Howard Roberts of Grants Pass oregon acquired it in 1992.
General Motors manufactured FM-2 Wildcat, N5833 and Goodyear manufactured FG-1D Corsair, N11Y.
Goodyear FG-1D Corsair, N11Y originally carried Navy BuNo 67087. It has been registered to C. C. Air Corporation of Port Hueneme since 1995.
General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, N5833 originally carried Navy BuNo 86819. Its General Motor construction number is 5877. It crashed in 1955 while flying as a sprayer for Butler Aviation of Redmond, Oregon. The rebuild project took many years and the airframe passed therough the hands of several owners. It received its current registration in August 1983. It was returned to the air on April 24, 1987 by Air Group One at Ramona, California. It spent a short while in the hands of Military Aircraft Restoration Corporation at Chino. It is now registered to the American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum and based at Camarillo.
General Motors manufactured FM-2 Wildcat, N5833 at El Toro MCAAS on April 29, 1989
North American P-51D Mustang, N514DK and P-51D, N471R Huntress III.
North American P-51D Mustang, N471R Huntress III has been registered to Cascade Warbirds of Forest Grove, Oregon since 1989. Its North American construction number is 122-39270. Its original Army Air Force serial number was 44-72811, but the FAA lists it as 44-26060 and it wears 472276 on its tail now. Following its service in the Army Air Force, it was provided to the Israeli Air Force. In 1980 Angelo Regina and Ascher Ward of Van Nuys rebuilt the airframe into a dual control TP-51D incorporating components from an ex-California ANG Mustang and a Mustang that had been used as a movie prop. Phil "Buck" Dear of Terry, Mississippi registered it as N2688D in 1983. Bob Byrne of Bloomfiled, Michigan bought it in 1987 and sold it to Robert Converse of Sisters, Oregon, who registered it as N215RC in 1988.
North American P-51D Mustang, N514DK is registered to DK Warbirds at Las Vegas. Its North American construction number is 124-48311. Its orginal Army Air Force serial number was 45-11558. It was registered as N6175C by Aerodynamics Inc. of Pontiac, Michigan in 1963. James Gorman of Mansfield, Ohio bought it in 1966 and then sold it to Herbert Rupp of Port Salerno, Florida. It crashed in Georgia in 1967 and was rebuilt using parts of 44-74829 and 44-73822. It was registered to John Dilly of Auburn, Indiana in 1969. John Rutherford of Fort Worth, Texas acquired it in 1978. It was sold to Courtesy Aircraft of Rockford, Illinois in 1982 and then to Joe Kasperoff at Montebello, California a year later. It crashed on take-off at Van Nuys on August 6, 1985.
North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet, P-51D Mustang, N514DK and P-51D, N471R Huntress III
North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet has been registered to the American Aeronautical Foundation of Thousand Oaks since 1985. Its Army Air Force serial number was 44-30801 and its North American construction number is 108-35126. It was converted to the TB-25N configuration before its retirement by the Air Force. It was registered as N3699G by Avery Aviation of Greybull, Wyoming in 1963. Filmways Inc. of Hollywood acquired it in 1968 for use in the movie Catch-22. Challenge Publications bought it in 1972 and changed its registration to N30801 in 1978. It has recently returned to airworthy status following a lengthy overhaul.
Link to the web site of the American Aeronautical Foundation.
North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet and P-51D, N471R Huntress III.
North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet at the Mojave Air Races on June 19, 1975
Bell AH-1P Cobra, N4144 was formerly 77-22754. It is the only Bell Cobra on the civil register and has been registered to Siblerman Cobra helicopter LLC of Brooksville, Florida since March.
Avions Max Holste MH-1521 Broussard, N60FG is registered to Charles Zurion of Saint Jo , Texas.
Ryan ST3KR, N58651 is equivalent to the Army Air Corps PT-22. It is registered to Angelo Regina of Westake Village.
The stars and stripes flies over North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet.
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