Camarillo Airshow
August 18-19, 2007

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The Camarillo Airport hosted an airshow over the weekend of August 18 - 19. The airshow was sponsored by Chapter 723 of the Experimental Aircraft Association and featured flying performances by the airplanes of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.

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Nanchang CJ-6As N147M, N114DZ, and N250RL. N250RL was manufactured in 1968. Its construction number is 2432066. N114DZ was manufactured in 1967. Its construction number is 2132018. N147M carries construction number 4232020.

Glasair III N43PB was built by and is registered to Peter Broen. Its construction number is 3306.

Red Bull Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm B0105 CBS4 N133EH was built in 1982. Its construction number is S-598.

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.

North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog.

John Collver at the controls of North American SNJ-5 Texan, N1038A War Dog.

Red Bull Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm B0105 CBS4 N133EH

Canadian Car & Foundry Harvard Mk IV N7520U was built in 1952. Its construction number is CCF-4-176.

Polish WA PZL/WSK MIELEC TS-11 Iskra, N615DW has been owned by D and J Aircraft Inc. of Santa Paulea since 2000. Iskra is the Polish word for "Spark"

Beech T-34B Mentor, N341MR

Beech T-34A Mentor N134LM was built in 1955. Its construction number is G-292.

The certificate issue date for Turbine Legend, N724DC Gray Special is May 2, 2005. Its construction number is 02.

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. It is 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.

WA PZL/WSK MIELEC TS-11 Iskra, N615DW

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III. Its construction number is A-5634. John Sandberg recovered it from the Fergus Falls Airport in Minnesota in 1962. It was subsequently owned by Lloyd Nolan from 1972 to 1973 and Ed Messick from April 9, 1973 to 1990. The Confederate Air Force acquired it in 1990. It has been registered to the American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum since 1991. It is part of the collection of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force and is based at Camarillo.

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, N7825C originally wore Navy BuNo 122674 and it carries that number again today. Its Grumman construction number is D.1227. It was built in 1948. E. Weiner of Los Angeles registered it under its current tail number in 1958. Leo Demeers of Aurora, Oregon bought it in 1963 and sold it to Larry Hamilton and Hamilton Aircraft of Sonoma, California the same year. Richard Tobey of Newport Beach, California in acquired it in 1966 and then sold it to Paul Finefrock of Hobart, Oklahoma in 1969. Gary Levitz of Long Beach, California picked it up later that year. It has belonged to the Confederate Air Force since 1972. It underwent a major rebuild from 1989 to 1991. It made its first flight after the rebuild on December 17, 1991. It is now registered to the American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum and based with the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force at Camarillo.

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. Bill Jones registered it as N151BJ for a short while before receiving its current registration in August 1999.

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 "Zero", NX712Z

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.

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 "Zero", NX712Z is part of the collection of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. I 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. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-1830 radial engine.

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, N7825C

Elmer Ward's North American P-51D Mustang, NL44727 Man-O'-War originally carried Army Air Force serial 44-72739. Its North American construction number is 122-39198. For a number of years it sat in open storage on the Universal Studios lot until Ascher Ward of Van Nuys, California recovered it in August 1970 and registered it as N44727 in 1971. For a while it was named Poontang. Elmer Ward acquired it in 1975 and restored it to the appearance of his original WW-II mount, 44-14292.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet is undergoing maintenance and is expected to return to flight status this summer. It has been registered to the American Aeronautical Foundation of Thousand Oaks since July 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 retired in 1958 and stored at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Fogle Aircraft of Tucson, Arizona registered it as N3699G on September 9, 1959. Christler and Avery Aviation of Greybull, Wyoming bought it in January 1960 and converted it to an aerial sprayer. Filmways Incorporated of Hollywood acquired it in 1968 and restored it as Vestal Virgin for the movie Catch-22. Tallmantz Aviation of Orange County, California bought it in August 1971. Ed Schnepf and Challenge Publications of Van Nuys, California bought it in February 1972 and changed its registration to N30801 in 1978.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

North American T-28C Trojan, N548NA

North American P-51D Mustang, NL44727 Man-O'-War

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III, Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, N7825C, and Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 "Zero", NX712Z

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, N7825C

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III

CC&F Harvard Mk IV N7520U

North American P-51D Mustang, N514DK

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 "Zero"

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, N7825C

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American T-28C Trojan, N548NA

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 "Zero", NX712Z

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, N7825C

Beech C-45H N314WN



More 2007 Camarillo Airshow Displays

Flying displays, page 1 Flying displays, page 1.

Camarillo Airshow, August 18 - 19, 2007: Static displays Static displays.



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