CAF Airpower History Tour Departs Deer Valley Airport
March 7, 2013



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A small fleet of World War II warbirds flown by the Commemorative Air Force arrived at Deer Valley Airport on Monday, March 4. On Thursday, March 7, the warbirds departed from Deer Valley and flew to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma to appear at an airshow.

Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket of Bolts, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Beech D-18S N70GA is restored as RAF Expeditor KJ508 Bucket of Bolts.

Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket of Bolts, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket of Bolts

Photography Prints Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket Of Bolts, Deer Valley Airport, March 7 2013: Commemorative Air Force Beech D-18S N70GA taking off from Deer Valley Airport on March 7 2013. It is restored as RAF Expeditor KJ508 Bucket of Bolts. This photo is available as prints as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket of Bolts, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket of Bolts

Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket of Bolts, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Beech D-18S N70GA Bucket of Bolts

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi was delivered to the US Army Air Force as 44-62070. Its construction number is 11547. Following retirement in 1958 it was placed on the bombing range at China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station. The Confederate Air Force acquired it on March 23, 1971 and registered it as N4249. It was flown to CAF headquarters at Harlingen, Texas on August 3, 1971. It was reigstered N529B in August 1981.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 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 P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War

, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Photography Prints Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi Deer Valley Airport March 7 2013: Commemorative Air Force Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi taking off from Deer Valley Airport on March 7 2013. This photo is available as prints as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 Boeing B-29 Superfortress N529B Fifi

North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War

North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War, Deer Valley, March 7, 2013 North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War


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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress N817BR Liberty Belle Deer Valley is the busiest geneeral aviation airport in the United States. It is a popular destination for barnstorming warbirds.








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