Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino
May 15, 2010
Flying Performances - page 1



The Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino filled the day with nearly continuous action and a bewildering variety of airplane types. The acts presented were: P-51 Mustang Missing Man Formation, Silver Wings Wing Walker, Rob Harrison's Tumbling Bear, Navy Flybys, Northrop N9M Flying Wing, Clay Lacy Learjet Aerobatic Performance, Army Air Corps Flybys, The Horsemen  - P-51 Mustang Aerobatics, Air Racing Flybys, Korean Air War, F-16 Demonstration, USAF Heritage Flight, Brian Sanders Sea Fury Aerobatics, P-51 Mustangs, and a USAF C-17 Globemaster III Demo Flight.

Th airshow featured a huge variety of vintage warbirds.  Warbirds flown included fifteen North American P-51 Mustangs, a North American A-36A Apache, two Grumman F6F Hellcats, two Grumman F8F Bearcats, two Lockheed P-38 Lightnings, two Curtiss P-40 Warhawks, two Hawker Sea Furies, a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, a Mitsubishi A6M "Zero", a Douglas SBD Dauntless, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, two North American B-25 Mitchells, a Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a General Motors TBM Avenger, a Fairey Firefly, a Yakovlev Yak-3U, a replica Supermarine Spitfire, a North American F-86 Sabre, a Lockheed (Canadair) T-33 Shooting Star, a Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15, a North American SNJ Texan, a North American T-28 Trojan, and the Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing.

They put up nine Mustangs and an Apache for the opening of the show and then thirteen Mustangs went up later in the afternoon. A P-51A and a P-51C jioned a flock of P-51Ds.

P-51 Mustang Missing Man Formation

North American A-36A Apache NL251A North American A-36A Apache NL251A

North American P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia North American P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia

North American P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth North American P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth

North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V Spam Can North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V Spam Can

North American P-51D Mustang NL7TF Double Trouble Two North American P-51D Mustang NL7TF Double Trouble Two

North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II

North American P-51D Mustang N327DB North American P-51D Mustang, NL327DB Lady Jo is registered to Aero Classics, Inc of Chino, California. It was built as Army Air Corps 44-84860. Stephen Johnson of Oakland, California recovered it in 1978. John MacGuire of El Paso, Texas registered it as N55509 in August 1984 and sold it to Aero Classics of Chino in June 1989. It was rebuilt at Chino as a two-seat TF-51D, making its first flight after restoration on May 19, 1989. It wears 484860 on its tail.

North American P-51D Mustang NL50FS La Pisolera North American P-51D Mustang NL50FS La Pisolera

North American P-51D Mustang N151MW Lady Alice North American P-51D Mustang N151MW Lady Alice

North American P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin Cuzzin North American P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin Cuzzin

North American A-36A Apache NL251A, P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia, P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth. and P-51D Mustang NL5441V Spam Can P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth pulls up out of formation with North American A-36A Apache NL251A, P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia, , and P-51D Mustang NL5441V Spam Can during the opening performance of the missing man, honoring those who did not return from their missions.

North American P-51D Mustang NL7TF Double Trouble Two, N327DB Lady Jo, and NL7715C Wee Willy II North American P-51D Mustang NL7TF Double Trouble Two, N327DB Lady Jo, and NL7715C Wee Willy II

North
American P-51D Mustang NL50FS La Pisolera, P-51D Mustang N151MW Lady Alice, and P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin CuzzinNorth American P-51D Mustang NL50FS La Pisolera, P-51D Mustang N151MW Lady Alice, and P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin Cuzzin

Nine Mustangs and an Apache in formation Nine Mustangs and an Apache in formation

Mustang formation Mustang formation

9 Mustangs and an Apache in formation 9 Mustangs and an Apache in formation

Mustang parade Mustang parade

North American A-36A Apache NL251A and P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia North American A-36A Apache NL251A and P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia are powered by Allison V-1710 V-12 engines.

North American A-36A Apache NL251A North American A-36A Apache NL251A

North American P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin Cuzzin North American P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin Cuzzin

North American P-51D Mustang N327DB Lady Jo North American P-51D Mustang N327DB Lady Jo

Mustang parade Mustang parade

Mustang parade Mustang parade

North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II

Mustang parade Mustang parade

North American P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth North American P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth

North American A-36A Apache NL251A, P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia, and P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth North American A-36A Apache NL251A, P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia, and P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth

North American A-36A Apache NL251A North American A-36A Apache NL251A

North American P-51C Mustang N51PR Princess Elizabeth

North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II

Silver Wings Wing Walker

Silver Wings Stearman B75N1 N450SR is piloted by Hartley Folstad and carries wing walker Margaret Stiver Silver Wings Stearman B75N1 N450SR is piloted by Hartley Folstad and carries wing walker Margaret Stiver

Rob Harrison's Tumbling Bear

Rob Harrison's Zlin 50 N6660C Tumbling Bear Rob Harrison is back performing aerobatics in Zlin 50 N666XC, the new Tumbling Bear

Navy Flybys

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF Grumman designed General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF

Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 and North American T-28D Fennec N632NA Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 and North American T-28D Fennec N632NA

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782

Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF

Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606

Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770 Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770 is registered to the Planes of Fame Museum of Chino. Its Mitsubishi construction number is 5357. It was captured by U. S. troops at Asilito Airfield, Saipan on June 18, 1944. It was shipped to the U. S. for evaluation, arriving in San Diego, California on July 16, 1944. It was flown for approximately 190 hours by Navy pilots at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland. Ed Maloney acquired it for the Air Museum in Claremont in 1950. It first flew after restoration on June 28, 1978. It is powered by an original Sakai 21 radial engine.

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C

Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606

Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF

Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF

North American T-28D Fennec N632NA

North American T-28D Fennec N632NA North American T-28D Fennec N632NA

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG  Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III

Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782

Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF Vought F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782

Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB

Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG, F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III, and F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG, F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III, and F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 and F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 and F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF

Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG and F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG and F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 and F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 and F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF

Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770 Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770

Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 and North American T-28D Fennec N632NA Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 and North American T-28D Fennec N632NA

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG and F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG and F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF

Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770 Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770

Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606, North American T-28D Fennec N632NA, and Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606, North American T-28D Fennec N632NA, and Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 and F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 and F4U-4 Corsair NX240CF

Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770 Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" NX46770

Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606 Douglas A-1H Skyraider NX39606

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat NX30FG

Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB Fairey Firefly AS-6 N518WB

North American T-28D Fennec N632NA North American T-28D Fennec N632NA

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N28SF

Northrop N9M Flying Wing

Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB

Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB

Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB

Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB

Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB

Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB Northrop N9M-B Flying Wing N9MB




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Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino, May 15, 2010, Static Displays Static Displays: Over seventy vintage airplanes were displayed at the Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino over the weekend of May 15 - 16s. A Focke Wulf FW-190 was a highlight of the static displays. The static displays featured two Grumman F8F Bearcats, a General Motors TBM Avenger, three Curtiss P-40 Warhawks, two North American B-25 Mitchells, a Mitsubishi A6M "Zero", nineteen North American P-51 Mustangs, a North American A-36A Apache, and a host of other. There were six Mustangs, a Mitchell, and a Corsair that I hadn't seen before. 

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