2004 Camarillo Airshow, Saturday August 28
Transports, Trainers, and Liaison

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Go to the Home PageThe annual Camarillo airshow was held on August 28 and 29, 2004. It featured the aircraft of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force and Chapter 723 of the Experimental Aircraft Association. Celebrating its 24th year, the 2004 show pays tribute to more than 60 years of history and growth of the Camarillo Airport.

Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38 Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38 was built in 1941. Its Ryan construction number is 1426.

Channel Islands Aviation (CIA) Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander, N55JA Channel Islands Aviation (CIA) Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander, N55JA was built in 1971. Its Britten-Norman construction number is 295.

Ryan ST3KR (PT-20), N47080 Ryan ST3KR (PT-20), N47080 was built in 1942. Its Ryan construction number is 1391. It is equipped with a Fairchild 6-410 series in-line engine.

Ryan ST3KR (PT-20), N47080 Ryan ST3KR (PT-20), N47080

Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW The "vintage" Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW was built in 1985.

Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW

The Bushmaster 2000 was seriously damaged in a crash at Fullerton on September 25. Her two pilots were critically injured.

Stearman PT-17, N79997 Stearman PT-17, N79997 was built in 1942. Its Stearman construction number is 75-4266.

North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog was built in 1944. Its U.S. Navy Bureau Number was 90917 and it still wears that number on its tail. It has been a familiar sight on the airshow circuit for many years. It is owned and piloted by John Collver.

Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38 and N53271 #596 Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38 and N53271 #596.

Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38 and N53271 #596 Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38 and N53271 #596.

Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38 Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N58651 #38.

Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N53271 #596 Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), Ryan ST3KR (PT-22), N53271 #596.

North American AT-6G Texan, N5289V North American AT-6G Texan, N5289V flew for the Air Force as 49-3179 has very unusual landing gear.

Stearman PT-17, N79997 Stearman PT-17, N79997

Beechcraft RC-45J, N75018 Beechcraft RC-45J, N75018 carried many passengers aloft over the course of the day. It was built in 1944. It flew for the Navy as BuNo 29585, and it still carries that number. It spent a number of years in the collection of the Pima Air Museum near Tucson, Arizona.

Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW Convair C-131D Samaritan, N131CW flew for the Air Force as 54-2809.

Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star, N548GF Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star, N548GF was built as an RC-121D. Its Lockheed construction number is 4363. The EC-121T designation reflected its conversion from airborne early warning to electronic reconnaissance.

Yakovlev Yak-52, N124YK Yakovlev Yak-52, N124YK was built in 1984. Its serial number is 844804.

Yakovlev Yak-52, N6294D Yakovlev Yak-52, N6294D was flown to Camarillo by George Lazik. It was built in 1983. Its serial number is 833611.

Beechcraft RC-45J, N75018 Beechcraft RC-45J, N75018

North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog

North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog

North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog John Collver is the owner and pilot of North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog.

Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW

Beech T-34A Mentor, N57ZZ Beech T-34A Mentor, N57ZZ was built in 1957. It is owned by the U.S.A.F. 22 Combat Support Group/SSYA at March Air Reserve Base, California.

Beech T-34A Mentor, N56ZZ Beech T-34A Mentor, N56ZZ is owned by the U.S.A.F. 22 Combat Support Group/SSYA at March Air Reserve Base, California.

Beech T-34B Mentor, N45TB Beech T-34B Mentor, N45TB is restored as U.S. Navy BuNo 140901.

Beech T-34A Mentor, N34TX Beech T-34A Mentor, N34TX is restored in U.S. Air Force markings with a fictitious serial number.

Beech T-34B Mentor, N341MR Beech T-34B Mentor, N341MR is restored as U.S. Navy BuNo 140731.

Beech T-34B Mentor, N2281R Beech T-34B Mentor, N2281R is restored in U.S. Navy markings.

Nanchang CJ-6A, N218CJ Panda Monium Nanchang CJ-6A, N218CJ Panda Monium was built in 1979. Its serial number is 3532021.

Nanchang CJ-6A, N556TR Nanchang CJ-6A, N556TR was built in 1982. Its serial number is 2432060.

Nanchang CJ-6A, N250RL Nanchang CJ-6A, N250RL was built in 1968. Its serial number is 2432066.

Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, N341MR, and N2281R Parade of Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, N341MR, and N2281R.

Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, N341MR, and N2281R Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, N341MR, and N2281R.

Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, and N341MR Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, and N341MR.

Beech T-34A Mentors, N57ZZ and N56ZZ Beech T-34A Mentors, N57ZZ and N56ZZ

Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, and N341MR Beech T-34 Mentors, N45TB, N34TX, and N341MR.

Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW Stout Bushmaster 2000, N750RW

Nanchang CJ-6A, N218CJ Panda Monium, N556TR, and N250RL Nanchang CJ-6A, N218CJ Panda Monium, N556TR, and N250RL

Nanchang CJ-6A, N313YK Nanchang CJ-6A, N313YK was built in 1964. Its serial number is 1032013.

North American T-28D Trojan, NX5015L North American T-28D Trojan, NX5015L

Trainers Trainers

Antonov An-2 Colt, Big Panda Antonov An-2, N2AN Big Panda was built in 1984. Big Panda has been registered to Carl Hays of San Diego since 1993.

Fiesler Fi-156C Storch NX41FS Fiesler Fi-156C Storch, NX41FS was built under license by Moraine Saulnier in France in 1944. It has been registered to Steve Ericson since 1997. It is based at the Milestones of Flight Museum at Fox Field near Lancaster. Its original 8-cylinder inverted-V engine has been replaced with a horizontally opposed 6-cylinder engine.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 served the Air Force as 49-1643. Its construction number is 159-155. Norman B. Dennis Jr. of Brookneal, California registered it as N9674C in 1966. Robert Eggmann of Belleville, Illinois registered it as N28RE in 1978. Edward A. Buerckholtz of Chesterfield, Missouri registered it as N81643 in 1985. It has been registered to Round Power Limited of Reno, Nevada since March 4, 2004. Its owner, Gregg Weitzman, recently had it restored in the colors of a T-28A that was flown by the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base in the 1950s. It is based at the Santa Barbara Airport.

Fiesler Fi-156C Storch NX41FS Fiesler Fi-156C Storch, NX41FS

Antonov An-2 Colt, Big Panda Antonov An-2, N2AN Big Panda


More 2004 Camarillo Airshow Pages:

General Aviation General Aviation

Warbirds Warbirds


Link to the web site of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.

Link to the web site of Chapter 723 of the Experimental Aircraft Association.


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2003 Camarillo Airshow Pages:

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2002 Camarillo Airshow Pages:

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2001 Camarillo Airshow Pages:

Trainers at the 2001 Camarillo EAA Fly-in Training aircraft at the 2001 EAA Fly-in.

Transport and General Aviation at the 2001 Camarillo EAA Fly-in Transports, airliners and general aviation aircraft at the 2001 EAA Fly-in.

Combat Aircraft at the 2001 Camarillo EAA Fly-in Combat aircraft at the 2001 EAA Fly-in.


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