Since its first event in 1973, the Copperstate Fly-In has been bringing together aviation enthusiasts in the southwest United States.
STOL CH 750 N751ZE was completed by Doug Dugger earlier this year. Its construction number is 75-7762.
Fokker Eindekker replica
Sub-scale SAL P-51D replica N72796 was built by Jerry Dides in 1998. Its construction number is 807.
Schweizer SGS 2-33A N65865 was manufactured in 1974. Its construction number is 350.
Aerovodochody L-39 Albatross N391ZA was built in 1981. Its construction number is 132015.
North American P-51D Mustang Red Dog N514RP flew for the Army Air Corps as 44-74469. Its construction number is 122-41009. It was allocated to the 3rd Air Force at Chatham Field, Florida in 1945. It was transferred to the 27th Fighter Group at Kearney Air Force Base in 1948. It was transferred to the 182nd Tactical Fighter Squadron of the Texas Air National Guard at Brooks Air Force Base and then to the 136th FBW at Langley AFB in 1950. It was transferred to the 109th Fighter Interceptor Squadron of the Air Defense Command at Holloman Air Force Base in 1952. It was retired from the Air Force in 1958. Trans Florida Aviation of Sarasota, Florida registered it as N7723C in 1958 and had it modified to Cavalier Mk. 2 standard. It was delivered to FA Dominicana as FAD 1919 in 1960. Brian O'Farrel and Johnson Aviation of Miami, Florida recovered it from the Dominican Republic on May 19, 1984. Jerry Milesand Fighterbirds West of Riverbend, Arizona registered it as N51DJ in 1986. It was restored to airworthy condition at Chino, California and made its first post-restoration flight on September 13, 1987. It flew as Tally Ho II. Jerry Miles and Classic Air Parts of Miami, Florida acquired it in 1992 and sold it to Aero Craft Services in 1999. Classic American Aircraft, Incorporated of Poland, Ohio rebuilt it again from 2000 to 2002 and registered it as N1251D. Collectible Aircraft LLC of Maricopa, Arizona registered it as N514RP on May 23, 2007 and flies it as 44-72196 Red Dog.
Nose art of North American P-51D Mustang Red Dog N514RP
North American NA-50 replica Lone Eagle N202LD was converted from a Canadian Car & Foundry Harvard Mk IV that was built in 1952. It was modified sometime before 1990. Its construction number is 20470. It has been registered to R & L West Group LLC since March 11, 2009.
North American NA-50 replica Lone Eagle N202LD
Beechcraft YT-34C Mentor N190AC flew for the US Navy as BuNo 140784. It was built as a T-34B.
Stearman with registration beginning N6464. I didn't get the last character.
Waco YMF replica N2269V was built by Classic Aircraft Corporation. Its construction number is F5028. It was registered to Stallion Aircraft 2 LLS on March 25, 2010.
Short Brothers S312 Tucano T Mk 1 N868RS was built in 1989. Its construction number is T20.
Ryan ST3KR N56017 was built in 1942. Its construction number is 1722. It served the Army Air Corps as PT-22 41-15693.
Waco RNF NC110Y was built in 1930. Its construction number is 3298.
Cessna 195A N195WB was built in 1948. Its construction number is 7896.
Varga 2150A Kachina Faux Mentor N5068 was built in 1976. Its construction number is VVAC 56-76
Stinson V77 N9178H was built in 1943. Its construction number is 77-186.
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress N9323Z Sentimental Journey served the Army Air Force as 44-83514 and its construction number is 32155. It was retired to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona on January 27, 1959. Acme Aircraft Parts of Compton, California registered it as N9323Z on July 31, 1959. Western Air Industries of Anderson, California converted it to a fire fighting tanker in November 1960. It flew as Tanker E17. Aero Union Corporation of Chico, California flew it as Tanker C17 and Tanker 17 from June 6, 1962 until 1978. The Confederate Air Force of Midland, Texas acquired it on January 17, 1978. It flies with its original Army Air Force serial, 44-83514.
Nose art of Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress N9323Z Sentimental Journey
Twenty-nine years earlier: B-17G, N9323Z Sentimental Journey at Falcon Field, AZ on December 31, 1981. It had not yet received its dorsal and ball turrets. More photos of Sentimental Journey can be seen on the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress N9323Z Sentimental Journey display.
North American B-25J Mitchell Maid in the Shade N125AZ flew for the Army Air Corps as 43-35972. It was stored at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona in 1959. National Metals Company of Phoenix, Arizona registered it as N9552Z in January 1960 and sold it to Dothan Aviation of Dothan, Alabama in September 1960. It was fitted with an agricultural tank and spray bars in December 1960. John L. Stokes and Cen-Tex Aviation of San Marcos, Texas acquired it in August 1975 and sold it to Henry W. Fisher, Donald W. Ericson. and Robert E. Thompson of Bloomington, Mississippi in August 1979. It was bought by the Confederate Air Force of Harlingen, Texas in October 1981 and registered as N125AZ on September 6, 1991. It has been assigned to the Arizona Wing of the CAF at Mesa, Arizona in December 1999. It flies as 43-35972 Maid in the Shade.
Nose art of North American B-25J Mitchell Maid in the Shade N125AZ
North American B-25J Mitchell Maid in the Shade N125AZ
Soko Factory Type 522 N210TU was built in Yugoslavia in 1950. Its construction number is U-210.
Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G was delivered to the US Navy as PB4Y-2 BuNo 66302 in 1945 and was subsequently transferred to the US Coast Guard and redesignated P4Y-2G. It was put up for dispossal at Naval Air Station at Elizabeth City, North Carolina in August 1958. Ace Smelting Incorporated of Phoenix, Aarizona acquired it in 1959. Avery Aviation of Greybull, Wyoming registered it as N2871G later that year. It flew as tanker #A20, #B21, and #A23. Hawkins and Powers Aviation of Greybull, Wyoming bought it in July 1969 and flew it as tanker 121 until all Privateer tankers were removed from service in 2003. It has been registered to 4Y-2 LLC of Phoenix, Arizona since January 10, 2008.
Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G
Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G was originally equipped with four Pratt and Whitney R1830-94 radial engines. Hawkins Powers replaced those engines with Wright Cyclone R2600 radial engines.
The waist blisters of Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G were replaced with smaller windows.
Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G
Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G
Twenty-nine years earlier: P4Y-2 121, N2871G at the Goleta Tanker Station in October 1981. More Privateer tanker photos can be seen on the P4Y-2 Privateer Tankers display.
Cessna 195A N1075D was built in 1951. Its construction number is 7687.
Stearman E75 N68832, B75N1 N68238, and A75N1 N56099.
Mass formation flyover of nine Nanchang CJ-6s, a Nanachang Yak-18A, a S.C. Aerostar S.A Yak-52, a North American T-6G, and a pair of North American T-34 Mentors.
Waco UPF-7 N29926. Its construction number is 5423.
Stearman E75 N68832, B75N1 N68238, and A75N1 N56099 break into the pattern.
Stearman E75 N68832
Nanchang CJ-6A N4350D was built in 1968. Its construction number is 2232013.
Two Nanchang CJ-6s and a North American T-6G break formation.
A Nanchang CJ-6 and a pair of North American T-34 Mentors.
Beech A45 N34EM served the US Air Force as T-34A Mentor 53-4150.
Beech D-45 N34MT. Its construction number is BG-417. It is restored as a US Navy T-34 Mentor.
SAIA-Marchetti SF260W N953WT was built in 1976. Its construction number is 289/24-01.
Nanchang CJ-6A N620DM was built in 1969. Its construction number is 2532080.
S.C. Aerostar S.A Yak-52 N82YK was built in Romania in 1982. Its construction number is 822612.
Nanchang CJ-6 N2184Z Dragon Lady was built in 1983. Its construction number is 4032019.
Nanchang CJ-6A N25CJ was built in 1983. Its construction number is 4032019.
Nanchang CJ-6A N23YK was built in 1973. Its construction number is 1432028.
Nanchang CJ-6A N4182C was built in 1967. Its construction number is 2032011.
Nanchang CJ-6A N740CJ was built in 1989. Its construction number is 4532013.
Nanchang Yak-18A N192NG was built in 1975. Its construction number is 3051217.
Nanchang CJ-6 NX6CY was built in 1976. Its construction number is 2851225.
North American T-6G Texan N1364J
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