Camarillo Airshow
August 17, 2008
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The Camarillo Airshow was held over the weekend of August 16 - 17. It featured numerous experimental aircraft and warbirds but no aerobatics. They put up ten warbirds at the end including four twin engine warbirds.

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

Hawker Beechcraft G58 Baron N32044 Brand new Hawker Beechcraft G58 Baron N32044 is still registered to Hawker Beechcraft. Its construction number is TH-2224.

Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express N421SZ Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express N421SZ was built in 1999. Its construction number is 9056.

Ryan ST3KR, N53271 #569 Ryan ST3KR N53271 #569 carries construction number 1625.

Fairchild PT-19 (M-62A) N641BP Fairchild PT-19 (M-62A) N641BP wears construction nnumber H.O.274 .

Grumman C-2A Grayhound BuNo 162168 Grumman C-2A Grayhound BuNo 162168 of fleet Logistics Support Squadron 30 (VRC-30) Providers based at NAS North Island.

American Champion 8GCBC N292BC American Champion 8GCBC N292BC was built in 2007. Its construction number is 497-2007.

American Champion 8-KCAB Super Decathlon N335DS American Champion 8-KCAB Super Decathlon N335DS wears construction nnumber 10702008.

Pitts S-1 Special N51RG Pitts S-1 Special N51RG was built by Robert Griffin. UIts construction number is 110551.

North American SNJ-5 Texan N89014 North American SNJ-5 Texan N89014 was ordered by the Army Air Corps as 41-34524, but it was diverted to the U. S. Navy as BuNo 84865 in 1943. Its construction number is 88-16676. It spent some time in the service of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. Dennis G. Buehn and Warbirds West of Compton, California recovered it from Japan in October 1977 and registered it as N89014. Brandon O'Brien bought it in 1979. The former Confederate Air Force of Harlingen, Texas acquired it in 1986. It is painted in the markings of a training plane as used by BTU-3 at Sanfley Field, Florida in 1954-54.

North American P-51D Mustang NL286JB Short Fuse Sallee North American P-51D Mustang NL286JB Short Fuse Sallee was delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force as A68-198. It was struck off charge in April 1958 at RAAF Tocumwal. Fawcett Aviation of Bankstown, New South Wales kept it in open storage from 1961 to 1968. Arnold J. Glass of Sydney, New South Wales bought it in 1966 and sold it to Ed Fleming and Skyservice Aviation of Camden, New South Wales in 1968. Stan Booker and Stan's Air Incorporated of Fresno, California acquired it and dols it to Joe Banducci and Elmer Rossi of Bakersfield, California in 1968 when it was registered as N65198. It was registered as N4674 in 1970. It adopted the identification of P-51D 45-11483 with construction number A68-813. It flew as race #86 Ciuchetton. Joe F. Banducci of Bakersfield registered it as N86JB in October in 1977 and then as N286JB in March 1982. Don Whittington of Fort Lauderdale, Florida bought it in 1983. It was used as a chase plane for the Piper Enforcer program. Frank Strickler and Fox 51 Limited of Denton, Texas acquired it in 1985 and transferred it to Lewis Shaw and Fox 51 Limited of Dallas, Texas in 1989. Victor Haluska and Santa Monica Propeller bought it and sold it to Flying Eagles Incorporated of Wilmington, Delaware in 1991. Franklin Deveax and Apache Aviation of Dijon, France exported it and registered it as F-AZIE in May 1991. It flew as The Best Years Of Our Lives. It was badly damaged by an inflight fire and a forced landing in 1993. It was rebuilt as Short Fuse Sallee with tail number 415622 in 1994. Courtesy Aircraft Incorporated of Rockford, Illinois registered it as N286JB and sold it to Bill Bruggeman and Ten Air of Anoke, Minnesota in March 1996.

Grumman C-2A Grayhound BuNo 162168 of VRC-30 Grumman C-2A Grayhound BuNo 162168 of VRC-30.

Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub N7482D Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub N7482D was built in 1957. Its construction number is 18-5817.

Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub N7482D Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub N7482D

Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub N7482D towed Old Glory past the crowd.

Ventura County Sheriff's Bell EH-1H N205BH #7 Ventura County Sheriff's Bell EH-1H N205BH #7 carries construction number 11373.

North American P-51D Mustang NL286JB Short Fuse Sallee North American P-51D Mustang NL286JB Short Fuse Sallee

Ryan ST3KR N58651 #38 Ryan ST3KR N58651 #38 was manufactured in 1941. Its construction number is 1426.

Scottish Aviation Bulldog Mdl 120-121 N1080V Scottish Aviation Bulldog Mdl 120-121 N1080V, N1080V was built in 1973. Its construction number is BH120/245.

Scottish Aviation Bulldog Mdl 120-121 N1080V Scottish Aviation Bulldog Model 120-121.

Ryan ST3KR N53271 #569 Ryan ST3KR N53271 #569

Ryan ST3KR N58651 %38 Ryan ST3KR N58651 %38

Fairchild PT-19 (M-62A) N641BP Fairchild PT-19 (M-62A) N641BP

Pilatus PC-6-B2-H4 Turbo Porter N93JJ Pilatus PC-6-B2-H4 Turbo Porter N93JJ wears construction number 961.

Pilatus PC-6-B2-H4 Turbo Porter N93JJ Pilatus PC-6-B2-H4 Turbo Porter N93JJ

Pilatus PC-6-B2-H4 Turbo Porter N93JJ Pilatus PC-6-B2-H4 Turbo Porter N93JJ

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.

Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander N55JA Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander N55JA was built in 1971. Its construction number is 295.

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

Condor Squadron Texans Condor Squadron Texans.

Edge 540 N111CD Edge 540 N111CD was built in 1999. Its construction number is 0026. It is flown by Vickie Cruise.

Cirrus VK-30 N52TH Cirrus VK-30 N52TH was built by Thomas Hastings in 1999. Its serial number is 143.

RV-6 N633DM RV-6 N633DM was buiklt in 2005. Its construction number is 60488.

Nanchang CJ-6A N9278F Nanchang CJ-6A N9278F was built in 1964. Its construction number is 1032018.

Yakovlev Yak-55M N203YA Yakovlev Yak-55M N203YA was built in 1996. Its construction number is 961006.

Edge 540 N111CD Edge 540 N111CD.

Cirrus VK-30 N52TH Cirrus VK-30, N52TH.

RV-6 N633DM RV-6 N633DM

North American SNJ-4 Texan N86WW North American SNJ-4 Texan N86WW was delivered to the U.S. Navy as BuNo 27255. Its construction number is 88-12291. Richard W. Wheaton of Hollywood, California registered it as N9528C in 1963. Anthony P. Colitti of Granada Hills, California bought it in 1966 and sold it to Ronald E. Taylor og Glendale, California in 1970. Bob Van Oosterhout of Las Vegas, Nevada acquired it in 1972. Robert C. Forbes of Porterville, California registered if as N86WW in 1976. Charles Beck of Los Angeles bought it in October 1976 and flew itas race #2 Honest Entry. It was damaged in an emergency landing at the Reno Air Races on September 12, 1985. Tailwind Aviation Services LLC of San Clemente, California acquired it on January 24, 2005. It flies as race #42 Sugarfoot.

North American AT-6B Texan N57418 North American AT-6B Texan N57418

North American Navion N4443K was built in 1948. Its North American construction number is NAV-4-1436.

North American Navion N8667H was built in 1947. Its North American construction number is NAV-4-667.

North American Navion N91689 was built in 1946. Its North American construction number is NAV-4-431.

North American Navions N443K, N91689, and N8667H.

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.

North American T-28C Trojan N531KG North American T-28C Trojan N531KG was delivered to the US Navy as BuNo 140531 in 1954.

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. 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.

North American SNJ-4 N75964 #44 North American SNJ-4 N75964 #44 Boll Weevil was manufactured in 1943. Its construction number is 88-9830. It flew for the Royal Swedish Aiir Force and the Paraguaya Navy. William Nightingale of Alta Loma, California registered it as N75964 in 1993.

Yakovlev Yak-55M N203YA Yakovlev Yak-55M N203YA.

Nanchang CJ-6A N9278F Nanchang CJ-6A N9278F.

Turbine Legend Snead Spedial N724RX Turbine Legend Snead Spedial N724RX was built in 2006.

Yakovlev Yak-55M N203YA Yakovlev Yak-55M N203YA.

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

Turbine Legend Snead Spedial N724RX Turbine Legend Snead Spedial


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George Air Force Base Airshow, May 4, 1975
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Santa Barbara Airport, April 22, 1992
Camarillo EAA Fly-in, August 11, 2002
Camarillo Airshow, August 28, 2004
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