2004 Camarillo Airshow, Saturday August 28
Warbirds

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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.

Lockheed P-38J Lightning, N5596V Lockheed P-38J Lightning, N5596V.

Yak-3 Yak-3 was flown by a woman pilot in the Great Patriotic War against Germany. It is partially constructed of wood.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.14, NX749DP Supermarine Spitfire Mk.14, NX749DP is part of Dave Price's stable of warbirds. It carried Supermarine construction number 6S/583887. It flew for the RAF as NH749. It was transferred to the Indian Air Force and eventually relegated to an instructional airframe for trainee mechanics. Ormond and Wensley Haydon Baillie of Duxford in the United Kingdom recovered the hulk from Patna Air Base in 1977. Keith Wickendon of Cranfield registered it as G-MXIV in November 1980. It was rebuilt by Craig Charleston and made its first flight after restoration in 1983. It acquired its current registration when Dave Price purchased it in April 1985.

North American P-51D Mustang, N514DK 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.

Hawker Sea Fury, N260X Hawker Sea Fury Mk II, N260X has been owned by Ellsworth Getchell for 25 years. It is a regular participant in Southern California airshows. It still has a Bristol Centaurus engine with a five-bladed propeller.

Hawker Sea Fury FB Mk. 11, N260X at Chino 16 years ago Hawker Sea Fury Mk II, N260X at Chino on May 20, 1984.

Yak-3M, N529SB Yak-3M, N529SB is one of about nine recently manufactured Yak-3 variants on the U.S. register.

Hawker Sea Fury, N260X Hawker Sea Fury Mk II, N260X churns up a cloud of dust as it runs up its engine.

Hawker Sea Fury, N260X Hawker Sea Fury Mk II, N260X gets some last minute engine maintenance.

North American P-51D Mustang, NL5551D Dove of Peace North American P-51D Mustang, NL5551D Dove of Peace.

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 Zero, NX712Z Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 "Zero", NX712Z is part of the collection of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. It has been registered to the Liberty Aero Corporation since February 1998. Its Mitsubishi construction number is 3869. It was found on New Guinea near the town of Babo. Its restoration was begun in Russia and completed in the United States. The exhaust blowing out of the bottom of the engineas it starts reveals that its Sakei engine has been replaced by a Pratt & Whitney R-1830 radial engine. The Sakai engine exhaust pipes exit around the the circumference of the cowling.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and 
North American P-51D Mustang, N1451D North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and North American P-51D Mustang, N1451D. Heavenly Body was manufactured by North American at Kansas City in late 1944 and was accepted by the U.S Army Air Force in February 1945 as B-25J-25-NC, 44-30748. Its North American construction number is 108-34023.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body Close-up of the nose art on North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and 
North American P-51D Mustang, N1451D North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and North American P-51D Mustang, N1451D.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet . It 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.

Link to the web site of the American Aeronautical Foundation.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Close-up of the nose art on North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body

General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, N5833 and Mitsubishi A6M5 
General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, N5833 and Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770

North American P-51D Mustang, NL5551D Dove of Peace North American P-51D Mustang, NL5551D Dove of Peace.

General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, N5833 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.

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 Zero, NX712Z Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 Zero, NX712Z

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and 
North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body

North American P-51D Mustang, N1451D North American P-51D Mustang, N1451D.

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 Zero, NX712Z Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 Zero, NX712Z

General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, N5833 General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, N5833


More 2004 Camarillo Airshow Pages:

Transports, Trainers, and Liaison Transports, Trainers, and Liaison

General Aviation General Aviation


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.


2003 Camarillo Airshow Pages:

2003 Camarillo Airshow Static Displays at the 2003 Camarillo Airshow.

2003 Camarillo Airshow flying displays Flying displays at the 2003 Camarillo Airshow


2002 Camarillo Airshow Pages:

Page 1 of the 2002 Camarillo EAA Fly-in Page 1 of the 2002 Camarillo EAA Fly-in

Page 2 of the 2002 Camarillo EAA Fly-in Page 2 of the 2002 Camarillo EAA Fly-in


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.


Go to the Airshow Page of the Goleta Air and Space Museum.

Go to the home page of the Goleta Air and Space Museum.

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