North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

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Local Trojan gets a Facelift

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. Its owner, Gregg Weitzman, recently had it 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.

Camarillo Airshow, August 28, 2004

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 was painted in southeast Asia (SEA) camouflage, like that worn by Trojans assigned to operations in Viet Nam, when it appeared at the Camarillo Airshow on August 28, 2004.

Santa Barbara Day at the Airport, September 25, 2004

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 T-28A Trojan, N81643 on static display at the Santa Barbara Day at the Airport on September 25, 2004

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 T-28A, N81643 made a series of low-altitude passes over the airport.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 T-28A, N81643 on approach to land on Runway 25.

Santa Barbara Airport, April 30, 2005

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 and T-28C, N328AK taxi out for take-off from Runway 25 on April 30, 2005. They participated in a flyover of the Viet Nam Veteran's memorial during its visit to Santa Barbara.

T-28A, N81643 taxis out for take-off from Runway 25.

T-28A, N81643 on approach to land on Runway 25. Twelve days later it went into the paint hangar.

Santa Barbara Airport, August 24, 2005

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 North American T-28A Trojan, N81643, newly 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.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 Check out the glint on that polished exhaust.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

Camarillo Airshow, August 26 - 28, 2005

August 26, 2005

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 was one of several warbirds and vintage airplanes that arrived at the Camarillo Airport on Friday, August 26 to appear at the 25th Annual Camarillo Airshow.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

August 27, 2005

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 and North American T-28C Trojan, N28XC Susy Q North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 and North American T-28C Trojan, N28XC Susy Q stand in the run-up area before their performance at the Camarillo Airshow on Saturday, August 27.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

August 28, 2005

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 performed solo on Sunday, August 28.

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643

Edwards Air Force Base, October 22, 2005

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 22, 2005.

Santa Barbara Airport, April 19, 2006

Gregg Weitzman's North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 joined Aluminum Overcast on the Goleta tanker station flightline on April 19, 2006.

Chino Airport, May 21, 2006

N81643 appeared on static display at the Chino Warbird Airshow on May 21, 2006.

Camarillo, August 19, 2006

North American T-28A Trojan N81643 flew at the 2006 Camarillo Airshow.

Santa Maria, August 25 - 26, 2006

N81643 arriving at the Santa Maria Airport on Friday, August 25.

N81643 on static display on Saturday, August 26.

N81643 participating in the airshow on Saturday, August 26.

Santa Barbara Airport, Setpember 30, 2006

North American T-28A Trojan, N81643 at the Santa Barbara Airport Adventure on September 30, 2006.

T-28A Trojan N81643

T-28A Trojan N81643

T-28A Trojan N81643 and F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III.

T-28A Trojan N81643 and F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III.

T-28A Trojan N81643

T-28A Trojan N81643

T-28A Trojan N81643 and F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III.

T-28A Trojan N81643 and F6F-5 Hellcat, N1078Z Minsi III.

T-28A Trojan N81643

T-28A Trojan N81643

T-28A Trojan N81643

T-28A Trojan N81643

Camarillo Airport, August 18, 2007

T-28A Trojan N81643

Camarillo Airport, August 17, 2008

North American T-28A Trojan N81643 T-28A Trojan N81643

Camarillo Airport, August 23, 2009

North American T-28A Trojan N81643

North American T-28A Trojan N81643


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T-28A NX85228, Chino, October 6, 2001
T-28C N328AK, Santa Barbara, April 30, 2005
T-28A N81643, Santa Barbara, April 30, 2005
T-28C N75947, Minter Field, May 14, 2005
T-28C N928C, Minter Field, May 14, 2005
T-28C N243DM, Minter Field, May 14, 2005
Fennec (T-28A) N632NA, Hawthorne, August 12, 2005
T-28C N528TC, Camarillo, August 18, 2007
T-28A N81643, Camarillo, August 18, 2007
T-28C N548NA, Camarillo, August 18, 2007
T-28A N51705, Santa Maria, August 25, 2007
T-28B NX393W, Valle, Arizona, June 26, 2011

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