Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino
April 29-30, 2016
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Over seventy vintage airplanes were displayed at the Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino over the weekend of April 29-30, 2016.

Focke Wulf Flugzeugbau FW 190A-9 N190RF, April 29, 2016 Focke Wulf Flugzeugbau FW 190A-9 N190RF was recently manufactured. Its construction number is 980 574. It has been registered to Frasca International Incorporated since March 24, 2010. It is poweed by a Pratt & Whitney R-2800 double cyclone eighteen cylinder radial engine.

North American F-86 Sabre, April 29, 2016 North American F-86 Sabre with no identifying markings.

Pilatus PC-2-6 N5241M, April 29, 2016 Pilatus PC-2-6 N5241M was bilt in 1950. Its construction number is 62. It flew for the Swiss Air Force as U-142. It was registered G-BONE in the United Kingdom. Planes of Fame Air Museum registered it as N5241M in 2005.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIV NX749DP, April 29, 2016 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIV NX749DP was delivered to 33 MU in Febraury 1945 abd then transferred to Air Command Southeast Asia. Its construction number is NH749. It was transferred to the Indian Air Force on December 31, 1947. It was utilized as instructional airframe "T3"/Code 54. Ormond & Wensley Haydon-Baillie of Duxford, United Kingdom recovered it from Patna Air Base, India in 1977. Alan W. & Keith W. Wickenden of Cranfield acquired it on April 11, 1980 and registered it as G-MXIV. It first flew after restoration on April 9, 1983. David G. Price of Portland, Oregon acquired it on March 4, 1985 and registered it as N749DP. It was rebuilt at Chino and flew again on July 24, 1985. It flies as Royal Air Force H749/L. American Airpower Heritage Flying museum registered it in 2012.

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782, April 29, 2016 Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782 is registered to the Planes of Fame Museum at Chino, California. It is the oldest airworthy Corsair. It flew for the Navy as Buno 17799 and still carries that number on its tail. It was used as a movie prop by MGM Studios. The Ontario Air Museum acquired it in 1970. It was restored to airworthy condition in 1977. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radial engine.

Vought F4U-1 Corsair NX83782, Chino, October 6, 2001 Fifteen years ago: Vought F4U-1 Corsair NX83782 at Chino on October 6, 2001.

Vought F4U-1 Corsair NX83782, Chino, May 20, 1984 Thirty-two years ago: Vought F4U-1 Corsair, NX83782 at Chino on May 20, 1984.

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C, April 29, 2016 Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C flew for the US Navy as BuNo 122674. Its Grumman construction number is D.1227. It was built in 1948. E. Weiner of Los Angeles registered it under its current tail number in 1958. It was bought by Leo Demeers of Aurora, Oregon in 1963. Richard Tobey of Newport Beach, California in acquired it in 1966 and then sold it to Paul Finefrock of Hobart, Oklahoma in 1969. Gary Levitz picked it up later that year. It has belonged to the Confederate Air Force since 1972. It underwent a major rebuild from 1989 to 1991. It made its first flight after the rebuild on December 17, 1991. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radial engine.

North American SNJ-5 Texan N2550, April 29, 2016 North American SNJ-5 Texan N2550 was ordered by the Army Air Force as 41-34418 and then transferred to the Navy as BuNo 43683. Its construction number is 88-15348. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-1340 9-cylinder radial engine. It has been registered to John Anson since June 9, 2000.

Aichi D3A Val replica NX67629, April 29, 2016 Aichi D3A Val replica NX67629 is a modified Consolidated-Vultee BT-15 that was sold to the civilian market in the 40's. It was modified to represent a Japanese Val for the 1969 movie Tora Tora Tora. The modification consisted of an extra 3 feet of fuselage added between the rear cockpit and the tail, a large fiberglass dorsal fin, raised sides of the fuselage and lower canopies. The modifications also incorporated large fiberglass wheel pants. Its Wright R-975 engine was replaced with a Pratt and Whitney R-1340. After the movie was completed the Val was sold to the San Diego Aerospace Museum. The Planes of Fame Museum acquired the Val back in 1973. It was returned to airworthy condition for the Disney Pearl Harbor film.

Curtiss P-40K Warhawk N401WH, April 29, 2016 Curtiss P-40K Warhawk N401WH was ordered by the Army Air Force as 42-10256. It was transferred to the Soviet Air Force by way of Alaska. It was shot down while fighting with four Messerschmitt Bf 109s on September 29, 1943. It made a gear up landing near Murmansk on the Kola Peninsula. The wreck was recovered in 1993. Kenneth Hake of Tipton, Kansas worked on its restoration. It was transferred to Ron J. Fagen of Granite Falls, Minnesota in 2004, restored to airworthy condition, and registered it N401WH. It made its first flight after restoration on May 30, 2006. Its tail number is 210256. It has been registered to Aleutian Tiger LLC of Dover, Delaware since January 28, 2011. It is powered by an Allison V-1710 twelve-cylinder engine.

Ryan ST3KR N48777 #146, April 29, 2016 Ryan ST3KR N48777 #146 was manufactured in 1941. Its construction number is 1068. It is powered by a Kinner R-5 five-cylinder radial engine.

General Motors FM-2 Wildcat N5HP Kimberly Brooke, April 29, 2016 General Motors FM-2 Wildcat N5HP Kimberly Brooke was felivrered to the US Nvy as BuNo 86777. I.N "Junior" Burchinall of Paris, Texas acquired it in December 1974 and registered it as N90541. Howard E. Pardue of Breckinridge, Texas bought it in December 1980 and registered it as N5HP. It flies as as USN #5.

Grumman F7F-3P Tigercat NX700F Here Kitty Kitty, April 29, 2016 Grumman F7F-3P Tigercat NX700F Here Kitty Kitty was delivered to the US Navy as BuNo 80390 in 1945. Kreitzberg Aviation of Salem, Oregon registered it as N6129C. Johnson Flying Service of Missoula, Montana bought it in 1963 and sold it to Calvin J. Butler and Butler Farm Air Service of Redmond, Oregon. It flew as tanker #F16 and later as tanker #16. TBM Incorporated of Tulare, California flew it as tanker #E62 from 1969 to 1978. Harold Beal and On Mark Aviation of Knoxville, Tennessee acquired it in November 1978 and sold it to Preston Parish and the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum in Michigan in March 1980. Its registration was changed to N700F. Air Training Incorporated of Knoxville, Tennessee bought it in January 1981 and delivered it to the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum in March 1985. It was registered to Lewis Aeronautical LLC on October 24, 2008. It has been registered to Lewis Racing LLC since November 8, 2010.

Grumman F7F-3P Tigercat NX700F Here Kitty Kitty, April 29, 2016 Grumman F7F-3P Tigercat NX700F Here Kitty Kitty nose art

Supermarine Sea Fury FB10 N97SF, April 29, 2016 Hawker Sea Fury FB10 N97SF was delivered to Fleet Air Arm as WJ298. Its construction number is 37522. It was delivered to Iraqi AF as 303. Ed Jurist and David C. Tallichet of Orlando, Florida recovered it from Iraq and registered it N26SF in 1979. John J. Dowd of Syracuse, Kansas acquired it on January 28, 1988. Walter C. Bowe registered it as N97SF on May 12, 2014. It is powered by a Bristol Centaurus eighteen-cylinder, radial engine.

Stearman B75/N2S-2 N61445, April 29, 2016 Stearman B75/N2S-2 N61445 was built in 1941. Its construction number is 75-1335. It has been registered to the Air Museum is December 29, 1986. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior nine-cylinder radial engine.

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N7226C, April 29, 2016 General Motors TBM-3E Avenger N7226C flew for the US Navy as BuNo 85938. Sierra Aviation of Porterville, California registered it as N7226C in 1963. It flew as tanker #E44. Wen Incorporated of Portersville, California acquired it in 1963 and sold it to Whirly Birds Incorporated of Portersville in 1966. Capitol Aire Incorporated of Carson City, Nevada bought it in 1970 and sold it to Craig Aero Service of Buttonwillow, California in 1977. Stewart Aviation Incorporated of Moses Lake, Washington acquired it in 1984 and sold it to Danny Summers and Summers Farm and Ranch Incorporated of Sugar City, Iaho in May 1990. It made its first flight after restoration in 1996. It has been registered to Avenger 41 LLC since November 10, 2014. It is powered by a Wright R-2600 Twin Cyclone two-bank, 14-cylinder radial engine.

Yakovlev Yak-3U NX130AM, April 29, 2016 Yakovlev Yak-3U NX130AM was built in 1995. It carries construction number 170101. It has been registered to the Air Museum since February 9, 2009. It is powered by an Allison V-1710 V-12 engine.

General Motors TBM-3E Avenger NX7835C, April 29, 2016 General Motors TBM-3E Avenger NX7835C was registered by The Air Museum of Claremont, the predecessor to the Planes of Fame Museum, in 1958. Its General Motors construction number is 4169. It is powered by a Wright R-2600 Twin Cyclone two-bank, 14-cylinder radial engine.

Douglas A-1D (AD-4NA) Skyraider NX409Z, April 29, 2016 Douglas A-1D (AD-4NA) Skyraider NX409Z has been owned by Cinema Air of Carlsbad, California since 1992. It still carries its original Bureau of Aeronautics number 126997. It was loaned to the French Armee de l'air as No.78 in 1961. It was re-imported to the United States by Jack Spanich of Detroit, Michigan in 1977 and registered as N92053. It was sold to Landon Cullum of Dallas, Texas in July 1986, when it received its current registration. It has been registered to Commanche Warbirds Incorporated since December 4, 1991. It is powered by a Wright R-3350-42 radial engine.

Yakovlev Yak-18T N416RG, April 29, 2016 Yakovlev Yak-18T N416RG was built in 1975. Its conbstruction number is 5200208. It has been registered to Ross Granley since October 4, 2002.

Fairchild PT-19A Cornell N11CM, April 29, 2016 Fairchild PT-19A Cornell N11CM was built in 1949. Its constructin number is 9884AE. It has been registered to Leslie Day since September 6, 2002. It is powered by a Fairchild 6-440 series six-cylinder engine.

Ryan Navion N3374G, April 29, 2016 Ryan Navion N3374G was built in 1948. Its construction number is NAV-4-1280. It is powered by a Continental E185 engine.

Douglas C-47B Dakota N60154 Whats Up Doc, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-47B Dakota N60154 Whats Up Doc was ordered for the Army Air Corps as 44-76423. Its construction number is 32755. It was delivered to the Royal Air Force as Dakota IV KN381 in February 1945. It was transferrred to the Belgian Air Force as K39 on December 19, 1949. It was retuned to the US Air Force and then transferred to the French Air Force in September 1952. It was transferrred to the Israeli Defense Force as 044/4X-FNV in April 1967. It was reregistered as 044/RX-FMP in 1996. It was registered as N60154 by the Palm Springs Air Museum on August 31, 2006. It is restored as 44-76423. It is powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 2-bank, 14-cylinder Twin Wasp radial engines.

Douglas C-47B Dakota N60154 Whats Up Doc, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-47B Dakota N60154 Whats Up Doc nose art

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star NX377JP Pacemaker, April 29, 2016 Canadair CT-133 Silver Star NX377JP Pacemaker was registered to the Planes of Fame Museum on July 17, 2007. It flew for the Royal Canadian Air Force as 21377. It is Powered by a Rolls Royce Nene 10 jet engine.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 NX87CN, April 29, 2016 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 NX87CN has been registered to the Air Museum at Chino since February 1999. It was operated by the Chinese Air Force as 83277. Tom Friedkin first registered it in the U. S. in June 1991.

North American P-51D Mustang NL151BP Bunny, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL151BP Bunny was ordered by the Army Air Force as 44-74908. It was transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force as 9273. It crash landed at Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 17, 1956. It was struck off charge on May 14, 1959. James H. Defuria and Intercontinental Airways of Canastota, New York registered it as N1070Z on February 27, 1959. Aero Enterprises of Elkhart, Indiana acquired it on May 13, 1959.Charles P. Doyle of Minneapolis, Minnesota bought it on March 15, 1962 and registered it as N965D. Robert J. Pond and Planes Of Fame Eastof Spring Park, Minnesota registered it as N151BP flew it as Button Nose. It has been registered to the Palm Srings Air Museum since April 23, 1999. It was recently restored in the colors of the Tuskeegee Airmen.

North American P-51D Mustang NL151BP Bunny, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL151BP Bunny nose art

Cessna O-2 (M337B) Super Skymaster N829A, April 29, 2016 Cessna O-2 (M337B) Super Skymaster N829AF was formerly U.S.A.F. 68-10829 and still carries that ID. It has been registered to Tom Wilson of Ontario, California Since September 25, 1996. It carries Cessna construction number 337M0194. It is powered by a Continental IO-360 series engine.

Grumman OV-1A Mohawk N4235Z, April 29, 2016 Grumman OV-1A Mohawk N4235Z was delivered to the US Army as 59-2604. It was formerly operated by Aero Enterprises Incorporated. It has been registered to the Air Museum at Chino since March 27, 2006. It is powered by a pair of Lycmning T55 turboprop engines.

North American T-28B Trojan NX171BA, April 29, 2016 North American T-28B Trojan NX171BA was delivered to the U.S. Navy as BuNo 138171 in 1954. It has been registered to Anton Ostermeier since June 24, 2014. It is powered by a Wright R-1820 Cyclone, single-bank, 9-cylinder radial engine.

Folland Gnat T.1 N7HY, April 29, 2016 Folland Gnat T.1 N7HY was restored in the colors of the Royal Air Force Red Arrows flight demonstration team in memory of Dr. Jim McMahon. It carries construction number FL529 and was built in 1962. It has been registered to Anton Ostermeier since July 25, 2014.

Douglas DC-3C N62CC, April 29, 2016 Douglas DC-3C N62CC is a Hi-Per conversion powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney R-2000 2-bank, 14-cylinder Twin Wasp radial engines. Its construction number is 13798. It has been registered to Mission Boston D-Day LLC since June 22, 2012.

McDonnell-Douglas F-15A Eagle 77-0150, April 29, 2016 McDonnell-Douglas F-15A Eagle 77-0150 is in the collection of the Yanks Air Museum.

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Stearman 4E Junior Speedmail NC663K, April 29, 2016 Stearman 4E Junior Speedmail NC663K was built in 1930. Its construction number is 4005. It has been registered to Wiliam Scott since June 29, 2015. It is powered by a Pratt and Whitney Wasp radial engine.

Monocoupe 90A NX15429, April 29, 2016 Monocoupe 90A NX15429 was built in 1936. Its construction number is A730. It has been registered to Paul Tackabury since March 31, 2015. It is powered by a Warner SS165 Series radial engine.

Stearman VN2S-3 Kaydet N66290, April 29, 2016 Stearman VN2S-3 Kaydet N66290 was built in 1944. Its construction number is 78-7276. It has been registered to James Horen since January 21, 2009. It is powered by a Jacobs R755B radial engine.

Travel Air D-4-D NC472N, April 29, 2016 Travel Air D-4-D NC472N was built in 1929. Its construction number is 1368. It has been registered to Richard Zeiler since February 13, 2009. It is powered by a Lycoming R680E3B radial engine.

Howard DGA-15P N5604V, April 29, 2016 Howard DGA-15P N5604V was built in 1943. Its construction number is 859. It has been registered to Davud Bole since August 3, 2011. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior nine-cylinder radial engine.

Waco UPF-7 NC30140, April 29, 2016 Waco UPF-7 NC30140 was built in 1940. Its construction number is 5537. It has been registered to Seth Wolfe since August 1, 2012. It is powered by a Continental Motors W670 series seven-cylinder radial engine..

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 N44848, April 29, 2016 Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 N44848 was built in 1941. Its construction number is 4477. It has been registered to Jonathon Goldenbaum since October 5, 2015. It is powered by a Lycoming R-680 nine-cylinder radial engine.

Cessna 190 N9848A, April 29, 2016 Cessna 190 N9848A has been registered to Jeffrey Pearson of Anaheim Hills, California since December 1982. It was built in 1950 and carries Cessna constuction number 7541.

Ryan ST3KR N48742 #269, April 29, 2016 Ryan ST3KR N48742 #269 was manufactured in 1941. Its construction number is 1298. It is powered by a Kinner R-5 five-cylinder radial engine.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX replica N1940K, April 29, 2016 Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX replica N1940K was built by Robert Deford in 2003 and has been registered to him since September 14, 2000. It is powered by an Allison V-1710, twelve cylinder engine.

North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V Dolly/Spam Can, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V has belonged to the Planes of Fame Air Museum since June 1957. It flew for the Army Air Force as 45-11582. It was formerly flown with tail number 45-11582. Now it carries tail number 44-72861. It is named Dolly on the left side and Spam Can on the right. It is powered by a Packard V-1650 license built version of the Rolls Royce Merlin.

North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V Spam Can Six years ago: P-51D Mustang NL5441V Spam Can at Valle, Arizona on June 26, 2010.

North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V, Chino, October 8, 2000 Sixteen years ago: North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V at Chino on October 8, 2000.

North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V at Pt. Mugu NWC on October 16, 1982 Thirty-four years ago: North American P-51D Mustang NL5441V at Pt. Mugu NWC on October 16, 1982 when it flew as Budweiser Light II and carried tail number 413334.

, April 29, 2016 North American P-51K Mustang N98CF, 44-12016 Fragile But Agile was delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 44-12016. It was added to the Fighter Collection of Duxford, United Kingdom in March 2002 and registered G-CBNM. It flew as 44-63864. It was sent to Fighter Rebuilders at Chino in 2007. It now flies as 44-12016 It has been registered to Commanche Fighters LLC since May 6, 2010. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia, April 29, 2016 North American P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y Mrs Virginia carries construction number 99-22354 and served the Army Air Force as 43-6251. Cal Aero Technical Institute of Glendale, California acquired it in 1946 and sold it to Ed Maloney and The Air Museum at Claremont, California in 1953. It made its first flight after restoration to airworthy condition on August 19, 1981. It was formerly restored as Royal Air Force Apache AG470, RU-M and displayed at Valle, Arizona. It is powered by an Allison V-1710 twelve cylinder engine.

North American P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y, Chino, May 20, 1984 Thirty=two years ago: P-51A-10NA Mustang NX4235Y on static display in Royal Air Force colors at the Chino Airshow on May 20, 1984.

Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX138AM 23 Skidoo, April 29, 2016 Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX138AM 23 Skidoo is registered to the Air Museum at Chino. It was built as Army Air Corps 44-23314. It was acquired by the Hanfield School of Aeronautics in Santa Maria, California in 1950. Jack Hardwicke of El Monte, California registered it as N29Q in 1954. He sold it to the Air Museum in Ontario, California in 1960 where it sat on static display for seventeen years. It was restored to flying condition, making its first flight on July 22, 1988. It then went to the Planes of Fame East museum in Minnesota. Bob Pond purchased it in October 1989 and registered it as N38BP. It returned to the Air Museum at Chino in 1998. It is powered by a pair of Allison V-1710 twelve-cylinder engines.

Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX138AM, Chino Airshow, May 22, 2005 Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX138AM was named Porky II when it appeared at Chino on May 22, 2005.

Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX138AM, Chino Airshow, October 6, 2001 Fifteen years go: Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX138AM Joltin' Josie flying at the Chino Airshow on October 6, 2001.

Lockheed P-38J Lightning NX38BP, Edwards AFB, October 3, 1998 Eighteen years ago: NX138AM was registered as NX38BP and named Joltin' Josie when it appeared at the Edwards AFB Open House on October 3, 1998.

Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 "Zero" NX712Z is part of the collection of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. I has been registered to the Liberty Aero Corporation since February 1998. Its Mitsubishi construction number is 3869. It was found on New Guinea near the town of Babo. Its restoration was begun in Russia and completed in the United States. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-1830 radial engine.

North American P-51D Mustang N51ZM Diamond Back, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang N51ZM Diamond Back flew for the Army Air Corps as 45-11471. It entered the civil register as N5481V. L.B. Maytag of Van Nuys, California acuired it in 1962. David Maytag of Colorado Springs, Colorado registered it as N332 in 1963 and flew it as race #9. David Zeuschel of Van Nuys, bought it in 1968. James Barkley of Arizona acquired it in 1979. It suffered an in flight structural failure and crashed near Borrego Springs, California killing Barkly on August 21, 1979. Alan Preston Air Racing Team of Dallas, Texas acquired the wreckage on September 7, 1984. It was rebuilts as a modified racer incorprating the fuselage of Israeli Defense Force Air Force #69 and wing of Israeli Defense Force Air Force #28. The racer had a cut down fuselage and the radiator was moved to the leading edge of the wing. It flew as #8 Stilleto. Sherman Aircraft Sales of West Palm Beach, Florida acquired it in 1987 and sold it to Liberty Aero Corp and Museum Of Flying at Santa Monica, California in November 1989. It was restored to stock TF-51D configuration, making its first flight after restoration on Febraru 25, 2997. It flew as 511471 Rajun Cajun. David Jeansonnie of Lafayette, Louisiana registered it as N270MS on May 1997. Bob Jepson and Lady Alice Corporation of Savannah, Georgia registered it as N51VW on August 5, 1998 and then as N51UR in July 1999. It flies as Diamond Back. It has been registered to Mustang High Fl;ight LLC since December 19, 2005. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

P-40N Warhawk NL85104, Curtiss Warhawk Mk. 1 N940AK, P-40N Warhawk NL1195N, and Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk. 1A NX94466, April 29, 2016 Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104, Warhawk Mk. 1 N940AK, P-40N Warhawk NL1195N, and Kittyhawk Mk. 1A NX94466.

Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104 flew for the Army Air Corps as 42-105192. It was delivered to the Royal Canadian Air Force as 858. Fred Dyson bought it and 42-106396 at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington on October 23, 1947. It was owned by W. Bridges in Jackson, Mississippi from 1952 to 1954. Louis Rice of Marysville, California bought it in 1954 and very quickly sold it to Richard Rowlette of Riverside, California. Walter Brockin, also of Riverside, acquired it in 1955 nd then sold it to W. Keith Larkin of Weather Modification Company in San Jose, California. It was damaged in a wheels up landing near Denver, Colorado in 1958. The Air Museum in Ontario restored it to static display condition in 1959. Restoration of the airframe was begun in 1977. It made its first flight after restoration in 1981, when it acquired its current registration. It is powered by an Allison V-1710 twelve-cylinder engine.

Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104, Camarillo, August 17, 2008 Eight years ago: Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104 at Camarillo on August 17, 2008
Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104, Camarillo, June 12, 2006 Ten years ago: Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104 at Camarillo on June 12, 2006.
Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104, Chino, April 24, 1999 Seventeen years ago: Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104 at the Chino Airport on April 24, 1999.
Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104, Chino, October 18, 1987 Twenty-nine years ago: Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL85104 at the Chino Airport on October 18, 1987.

Curtiss Warhawk Mk. 1 N940AK is restored as P-40E 41-13521. It was built for the Royal Air Force as AK940, but it was diverted to the Royal Canadian Air Force, which it served as 1058. It was restored in New Zealand. It has been registered to Banta Aviation Corporation of Dover, Delaware since May 24, 2001. It is powered by an Allison V-1710 V-12 engine.

Curtiss P-40N Warhawk NL1195N has been registered to Warhawk LLC of Meridian, Idaho since October 29, 2002. Its Curtiss construction number is 30158. Its Army Air Corps serial was 42-106396. It was delivered to the Royal Canadian Air Force as 880. Fred Dyson bought it at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington on October 23, 1947. Hardwick Aircraft of Rosemead, California bought it in 1953. Following a wheels up landing, the damaged airframe was stored in Jack Hardwick's yard from 1955 to 1976. John Paul of Alamo, California bought it in 1976. It was rebuilt and returned to airworthy condition in 1984. It flew for a while with tail number 130158 and now carries 2106393 on its tail. It has raced as #77 and #17.

Curtiss P-40N Warhawk N1195N, Chino, May 22, 2005 Ten years ago: Curtiss P-40N Warhawk N1195N at Chino on May 22, 2005.

Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk. 1A NX94466 was delivered to the Royal Canadian Air Force as 1057. Its Curtiss construction number is 15404. After retirement from the RCAF, it was acquired by a farmer in Champion, Alberta. It was possessed in turn by Bob Warden of Calgary, Neil Rose of Vancouver, Washington, and George Perez of Pacifica, California. John R. Paul of Alamo, California registered it as N94466 in December 1966. It made its first post restoration flight at Livermore, California in 1970. It was leased to the Old Flying Machine Company of Duxford on June 17, 1984. At Duxford it flew as SU-E Sneak Attack. John R. Paul and the Warhawk Air Museum of Boise, Idaho acquired it in April 1989. It appeared in the movie Pearl Harbor. It has been registered to Kitty Hawk LLC of Meridian, Idaho since June 2002. It is powered by an Allison V-1710 V-12 engine.

Bell P-63A King Cobra NX163BP Pretty Polly, April 29, 2016 Bell P-63A King Cobra NX163BP Pretty Polly was delivered to the Army Air Force as 42-68864. It was displayed at Elliot White Springs Park in Lancaster, British Columbia from 1950 to 1960. Don Whittington of Fort Lauderdale, Florida acquired the hulk and sold it to the Confederate Air Force at Harlingen, Texas in 1984. Robert J. Pond and the Planes Of Fame East at Minneapolis-Flying Cloud, Minnesota bought it in 1988. It was restored to airworthy condition at Chino, making its first flight after restoration on October 2, 1992. It is now in the collection of the Palm Springs Air Museum. It is powered by an Allison V-1710 V-12 engine.

North American P-51D Mustang N64824 Speedball Alice, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang N64824 Speedball Alice served the Army Air Corps as 44-74389. It was transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force as 9580 in 1950. It received its current registration in 1973. Art Vance of Sebastapol, California bought it in 1976 and registered it in October 2000. It was rebuilt at Shafter in 1982 as Million Dollar Baby in 1982. It was renamed Speedball Alice in 2000. It has been registered to Julia Vance since November 8, 2006. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American P-51D Mustang NL151D Blondie, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL151D Blondie carries construction number 122-39236 and was delivered to the Army Air Force as 44-72777. It has the name Sparky on the right side. Trans Florida Aviation of Sarasota, Florida acquired it on August 28, 1959. It was rebuilt as Cavalier Mk. 2 and assigned Air Force serial number 72-1537. It flew for the Indonesian Air Force as F-344 from 1967-1978. Vanpac Carriers of Oakland, California returned it to the United States in 1978 and sold it to Al Letcher of Mojave, California on July 16, 1979. It was registered as N8064V in April 1981 and flew as Singapore Sally. Steve Seghetti of Vacaville, California acquired it on April 14, 1984 and registered as N151D. It was damaged in a landing accidentat the Vacaville-Nut Tree Airport in 1994. It appeared in the movie Tuskegee Airmen in 1995. It flies with tail number 473304. It hace been registered to Brant Seghetti since April 14, 2012. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American P-51D Mustang NL151D Sparky, Chino, May 21, 2006 Ten years ago: North American P-51D Mustang NL151D Sparky at Chino on May 21, 2006 when it was sponsored by Jelly Belly jellybeans. It flew as race #44 and carried tail number 472777. It formerly raced as Race #68.

North American P-51D Mustang N5460V StrawBoss 2, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang N5460V StrawBoss 2/Little Sandra has been registered to California Warbirds of Hollister, California since June 1978. It served the Army Air Corps as 44-72192. James Bohlander of Roselle, Illinois registered it as N5460V in 1963 and sold it to William Cochrane III of Houston, Texas in 1966. John Crocker of San Mateo, California bought it in 1969 and sold it to California Warbirds in 1978. It has beeen registered to California Warbirds since June 23, 1978. It has the name Little Sandra on the right side. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American P-51D Mustang NL151HR Dakota Kid II/Long Island Kid, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL151HR Dakota Kid II/Long Island Kid flew for the Army Air Corps as 44-75424. Robert J. Odegaard of Kindred, North Dakota registered it as N7129E in September 1990. Henry Reichert of North Dakota registered it as N151HR on May 12, 1997 and flew it as Dakota Kid II. Henry L. Reichert and Aviation Enterprises LLC of Bismark, North Dakota acquired it in January 2005. It has been registered to Dakota Kid II LLC of Dover, Delaware since September 27, 2010. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American P-51D Mustang NL151HR Dakota Kid II/Long Island Kid, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL151HR Dakota Kid II/Long Island nose artKid

North American P-51D Mustang NL451TB Kimberly Kaye, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL451TB Kimberly Kaye has been registered to Banta Aviation Corporation of Dover Delaware since February 2001. It served the Army Air Corps as 45-11559. It was transferred to the FA Salvadorena as FAS-401 in September 1968. Flaherty Factors Incorporated of Monterey, California registered it as N34FF on November 1, 1974. It swapped identities with 44-11153 when it returned to the United States. Clark Motor Company of State College, Pennsylvnia bought it in 1983 and re-registered it as N51WE in September 1985. It crashed near State College, Pennsylvnia on March 7, 1988, killing William Clark. It was restored to airworthy condition, making its first flight on March 22, 2003. It has been registered to Banta Aviation Corporation since May 19, 2014. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin Cuzzin, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang N251BP Buzzin Cuzzin served the US Army Air Corps with the 31st Fighter Squadron at March Field, California as 44-84753. Its construction number is 122-44609. It was transferred to the 131st Fighter Bomber Wing of the Strategic Air Command in 1951. It was transferred to the 165th Fighter Bomber Squadron of the Kentucky Air National Guard in 1953. Robert Rodman of Fullerton, California registered it as N5436V in 1963. Les Grant of Santa Barbara, California acquired it in 1966. Ted Contri registered it as N51TC in 1978. Robert Pond and the Planes of Fame East registered it as N251BP in 1987 and flew it as Mighty Moose. Bernie Jackson acquired it in 1998 and restored it in Royal Canadian Air Force colors as The Vorpel Sword in 2001. It suffered a hard landing at Minden, Nevada in December 2005. It first flew after rapairs in January 2007. It was sold to Cielos LLC in 2009 and was restored in the colors of the 78th Fighter Group as Buzzin Cuzzin 44-72481. It has been registered to Cielos LLC since December 4, 2009. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American SNJ-5 Texan N1038A War Dog, April 29, 2016 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. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp 9-cylinder radial engine.

North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man-O'-War, April 29, 2016 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. It has been registered to BCT Management Company LLC since February 20, 2009. It is powered by a Packard manufactured V-1650 Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man O' War, Chino, September 2, 1978 Thirty-eight yeas ago: North American P-51D Mustang NL44727 Man O' War at Chino on September 2, 1978

Douglas C-53D Skytrooper N45366 D-Day Doll, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-53D Skytrooper N45366 D-Day Doll carries construction number is 11757. It was delivered to the Army Air Corps as C-53D, 42-68830. It is in the collection of the Inland Empire Wing of the Commemorative Air Force at the Riverside, California Airport. It has been registered to American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum since Decembe 4, 2001. It is powered by a pair of Wright C9GC&D series radial engines.

Douglas C-53D Skytrooper N45366 D-Day Doll, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-53D Skytrooper N45366 D-Day Doll nose art

DC-3A N45366, Tracy, California Municipal Airport, June 25, 1993 Twenty-three years ago: DC-3A N45366 at the Tracy, California Municipal Airport on June 25, 1993.

Douglas C-47B Dakota N47SJ Betsy's Biscuit Bomber, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-47B Dakota N47SJ Betsy's Biscuit Bomber flew for the Army Air Corps as 43-48608. It later flew for the Belgian, French, and Israeli Air Forces. It returned to the United States in 2001. It has been registered to Goony Bird Group Incorporated since July 19, 2007. It is based at the Estrella Warbird Museum in Paso Robles. It is powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 2-bank, 14-cylinder Twin Wasp radial engines.

Douglas C-47B Dakota N47SJ Betsy's Biscuit Bomber, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-47B Dakota N47SJ Betsy's Biscuit Bomber nose art

Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G, April 29, 2016 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. It is powered by four Wright R-2600-35 Twin Cyclone radial engines.

Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G Tanker 121, Mesa Gateway Airport, March 9, 2012 Four years ago: Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G Tanker 121 landing at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport on March 9, 2012.

P4Y-2, N2871G 121 at Santa Barbara in October 1981 Thirty-five years ago: Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N2871G Tanker 121 at the Goleta Tanker Station in October 1981.

Douglas A-26B Invader NL99420 Silver Dragon, April 29, 2016 Douglas A-26B Invader NL99420 Silver Dragon flew for the Army Air Corps as 44-34104. Its construction number is 27383. Will Martin and MACO Corporation of Chicago, Illinois registered it as N9484Z in 1963. It was delivered to FA Nicaragua as 420 on September 7, 1963. Military Aircraft Restoration Corporation of Chino registered it as N99420 in March 1977. It was loaned to Combat Air Museum of Topeka, Kansas in 1985. It was loaned to Historic Aircraft Squadron of Fairfield, Ohio in 1998. It has been registered to A-26 Invader LLC since January 8, 2015. It is powered by a pair of Pratt and Whitney R-2800 double cyclone eighteen cylinder radial engines.

Douglas A-26B Invader NL99420 Silver Dragon, April 29, 2016 Douglas A-26B Invader NL99420 Silver Dragon

North American B-25J Mitchell N3675G Photo Fanny, April 29, 2016 North American B-25J Mitchell N3675G Photo Fanny has been registered to James Maloney of Corona Del Mar, California since January 10, 1978. Its Army Air Corps tail number was 44-30423. It joined the Air Museum in Ontario, California in 1965. It is often used for air-to-air photography sessions of the warbirds flying out of Chino. It has been registered to James Maloney since January 10, 1978. It is powered by a pair of Wright R-2600 Twin Cyclone 14-cylinder radial engines.

North American B-25J Mitchell N3675G Photo Fanny, April 29, 2016 North American B-25J Mitchell N3675G Photo Fanny nose art

North American B-25J Mitchell N3675G Photo Fanny, Valle-Williams, June 25, 2011 North American B-25J Mitchell N3675G Photo Fanny nose art as it appeared on June 25, 2011.
North American B-25J N3675G Betty Grable, El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, April 28, 1990 Twenty-six years ago: North American B-25J Mitchell N3675G was painted olive drab over gray and named Betty Grable when it appeared at the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro airshow on April 28, 1990.

North American B-25J Mitchell N5672V Betty's Dream, April 29, 2016 North American B-25J Mitchell N5672V Betty's Dream was ordered for the Army Air Corps as 45-8835. Its construction number is 108-47586. It was delivered too late for combat operations in World War II and was delivered to Walnut Ridge, Arkansas on October 31, 1945. Lodwick Aircraft Industries of Lakeland, Florida registered it as NX69345 on February 28, 1946. Bendix Aviation Corporation of Teterboro, New Jersey acquired it in June 1946 and registered it as N69345 in 1948. Its nose was modified for radar and aviaonics tests. It was transferred to Bendix Field Engineering Corporation of Columbia, Maryland in November 1967. Ernest H. Koons of Edmonton, Alberta registered it as CF-DKU in August 1972. It flew as Tanker #1 and later as Tanker #336. Aero Trader Incorporated of Chinoacquired it in September 1993. Chris & Patrick Harker, C&P Aviation Services, and Betty's Dream LLC of St. Paul, Minnesota bought it in June 1994 and restored it to airworthy conition over the following five years. It made its first flight after restoration in March 1999 and was registered as N5672V. It has been registered to Betty's Dream LLC of St Paul-Anoka County, Minnesota since March 11, 2011. It is powered by a pair of Wright R-2600 Twin Cyclone 14-cylinder radial engines.

North American B-25J Mitchell N5672V Betty's Dream, April 29, 2016 North American B-25J Mitchell N5672V Betty's Dream nose art

, April 29, 2016 North American B-25J Mitchell N9856C Pacific Princess is owned by Ted Itano of Monterey Park, California. It still carries its original Air Corps tail number 43-28204. While still in the service of the Air Force, it was redesignated TB-25N. Idaho Aircraft Incorporated of Boise operated it as a tanker in 1963. Dennis Smilanich of Boise owned it from 1963 to 1966. Filmways Incorporated acquired it for use in the movie Catch-22 and then sold it to Ted Itano in 1972. It has been registered to B-25 Mitchell LLC since March 22, 2007. It is powered by a pair of Wright R-2600 Twin Cyclone two-bank, 14-cylinder radial engines.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N9856C Pacific Princess at Pt. Mugu NWC on October 16, 1982 Thirty-four years ago: North American B-25J Mitchell N9856C Pacific Princess at Pt. Mugu NWC on October 16, 1982. It was painted as a Navy PBJ and did not yet have a dorsal turret.

Boeing C-17A Globemaster 3 05-5144, April 29, 2016 Boeing C-17A Globemaster 3 05-5144 of the 452nd Air Materiel Wing

Douglas C-47B Dakota N791HH Willa Dean, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-47B Dakota N791HH Willa Dean flew for the Army Air Force as 44-76791. Its construction number is 33123/16375. After retirement from the Air Force, it was registered in France as F-RAMO, F-RASK, F-UIHD, and F-RAJB. It was registered as 4X-FND. It served some time in the Israeli Defense Force Air Force. Cascade Air of Ephrata, Washington registered it as N791HH in 2002. Martin Aviation Incorporated of Santa Ana, California acquired it in August 2006. It has been registered to Martin Aviation Incorporated since August 28, 2006. It is powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 2-bank, 14-cylinder Twin Wasp radial engines.

Douglas C-47B Dakota N791HH Willa Dean, April 29, 2016 Douglas C-47B Dakota N791HH Willa Dean nose art

Hawker Sea Fury T Mk. 20 N924G, April 29, 2016 Hawker Sea Fury T Mk. 20 N924G was built in 1954. Its construction number is ES8502. Hawker-Siddeley Aircraft Limited of Langley acquired it in 1957. It was registered as D-FAMI in the Federal Republic Of Germany on August 29, 1958 and then as D-CAMI in April 1959. Doug Arnold and Warbirds of Great Britain Limited registered it as G-BCKH on August 9, 1974. John J. Stokes and Warbirds Of The World of San Marcos, Texas registered it as N62147 in September 1974. Frank C. Sanders and Sanders Aircraft of Chino, registered it as N924G in 1978. It flies as Rac #88 and is restored as Royal Navy 924. It has been registered to Brian Sanders since February 13, 2004.

Hawker Sea Fury T Mk. 20 NX20SF Dreadnought, April 29, 2016 Hawker Sea Fury T Mk. 20 NX20SF Dreadnought was delivered in 1957 as VZ368. It was transferred to the Burmese Air Force as UB-451. Frank Sanders acquired it in 1979 and registered it as N20SF in July 1983. It was modified with a Pratt & Whitney R4360 Wasp Major four-bank, 28-cylinder radial engine, named Dreadnought, and given race number 8. It first flew with its new engine on August 6, 1983. It has adopted the identity of crashed Sea Fury VZ350.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX replica N1940K and Supermarine Spitfire LF9C N959RT, April 29, 2016 Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX replica N1940K and Supermarine Spitfire LF9C N959RT.

Supermarine Spitfire LF9C N959RT was delivered to Royal Air Force as MK959. It flew for the Royal Netherlands Air Force as H-15. It was displayed on pole at Eindhoven AB as MJ289 from 1955 to 1987. Dutch Spitfire Flight of Deelen AB, Holland acquired it on November 27, 1991. Raybourne Thompson imported it to Houston, Texas in 1993. It was registered as N959RT in April 2002. It made its first flight after restoration to airworthy status at Houston-Covey Trails Airpark, Texas on February 19, 2004. Tom Duffy and Claire Aviation of Millville, New Jersey acquired it on December 5, 2007. It has been registered to Noramndy Spit LLC since March 23, 2016. It is powered by a Rolls Royce Merlin 12-cylinder engine.

Republic P-47G Republic P-47G "razorback" Thunderbolt NX3395G Spirit of Atlantic City NJ has been registered to the Planes of Fame Museum since December 1965. Its original serial was 42-25234. It was manufactured under license by Curtiss. It was purchased by the Grand Central Aircraft Company of Glendale, California in 1944. Cal Aero Technical Institute used the airframe as a mechanic training aid from 1950 to 1955. The Claremont Air Museum acquired it in October 1955. It was restored to flying condition at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The restoration began in 1958, and it first flew in 1963, when it received its current registration. It flew as Roscoe's Retreat for a while. It crashed during an airshow at Pt. Mugu Naval Air Station, California on October 23, 1971. The next time it flew was in 1976. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radial engine.

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C, April 29, 2016 Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N7825C

Hawker Sea Fury T Mk. 20 N924G, April 29, 2016 Hawker Sea Fury T Mk. 20 N924G

Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782, April 29, 2016 Vought F4U-1A Corsair NX83782

North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II, April 29, 2016 North American P-51D Mustang NL7715C Wee Willy II has been owned by Steve Hinton since September 1985. This Mustang has adopted the identity of the Red Baron RB-51 racer, once the fastest piston powered aircraft in the world. Its original serial was 44-84961, but it carries 413334 on its tail. The Air Force disposed of it at McClellan Air Force Base, California in 1958. It was purchased by Capitol Airways of Nashville, Tennessee and registered as N7715C. In July 1964 it was acquired by Charles Willis Jr., Frank Lynitt, and Charles Hall of Seattle, Washington. They raced it as #5, first named "Red Baron", then "Miss RJ". Gunther Balz of Kalamazoo, Michigan bought it in July 1971 and changed its name to "Roto-Finish", keeping race number 5. John Sliker of Wadley, Georgia picked it up in October 1973, but sold it to Ed Browning of Brownings Incorporated in Idaho Falls the following February. Brownings Inc. installed a Rolls Royce Griffon engine with contra-rotating propellers and called it the "Red Baron" RB-51. It first flew with the Griffon engine on March 6, 1975. It set the world's piston engined speed record of 499.018 miles per hour on August 14, 1979. It crashed with Steve Hinton at the controls at the Reno Air Races that September. Hinton survived the crash. Richard Ransofer of Grapevine, Texas acquired the wreckage in 1980. Steve Hinton and Fighter Rebuilders at Chino transferred the dataplate and probably a small section of the fuselage of the "Red Baron" wreck to P-51D, 44-73053 to reconstruct "Wee Willy II". It first flew after reconstruction in September 1985. Some of the hulk of the RB-51 was acquired by Terry and Bill Rogers of Sherman, Texas in 1989 to be used in another Griffon powered race conversion, but Rogers' efforts were diverted into the rebuilding of Vendetta into Miss Ashley II.

Red Baron RB-51 Griffon powered Mustang, Mojave Air Races, June 1975 Debut of the Red Baron RB-51 Griffon powered Mustang at the Mojave Air Races in June 1975.

Boeing P-26 Peashooter N3378G, April 30, 2016 Boeing P-26 Peashooter N3378G flew for the Army Air Corps as 33-123. It carries Boeing construction number 1899. It was transferred to the Guatemalan Air Force as 0672 on May 11, 1943. The Air Museum of Ontario acquired it in 1957. The Autonetics Division of North American Aviation restored it to airworthy condition in 1962. It has been registered to John Maloney since August 10, 1979. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-1340 9-cylinder radial engine.

Boeing P-26 Peashooter N3378G, Chino, September 3, 1978 Thirty-eight years ago: Boeing P-26 Peashooter N3378G on static display at the Chino Airshow on September 3, 1978.

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM, April 30, 2016 Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM of the Planes of Fame Museum. It was built as Navy BuNo 28536 but delivered to the Royal New Zealand Air Force as NZ5062. After the war it was used as a wind machine by MGM Studios. Wings from another SBD were recovered from Guadalcanal to return this Dauntless to flying condition in 1987. It flew its first flight after reconstruction on February 7, 1987. It has been registered to the Air Museum since July 29, 1988. It is powered by a Wright R-1820 radial engine.

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless, NX670AM October 18, 1987 Twenty-nine years ago: Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless, NX670AM on display at the Air Museum Planes of Fame on October 18, 1987.
Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless, NX670AM painted as an Army Air Force A-24 at Nellis AFB on April 25, 1997 Nineteen years ago: Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless NX670AM was painted as an Army Air Force A-24 in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Air Force when it appeared at the Golden Air Tattoo at Nellis AFB on April 25, 1997.


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Friday Twilight Flying Displays

Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino Friday Twilight Flying Displays, April 29, 2016 The 2016 Planes of Fame Airshow began on Friday, April 29, 2016 with a twilight show. The flying started shortly after 3:00 in the afternoon and lasted until after sunset.

Saturday Flying Displays

Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino, Saturday Flying Displays, April 29, 2016 The 2016 Planes of Fame Airshow featured a simulated attackon Pearl Harbor, a demo by the Jelly Belly Interstate S-1A, Army airplane flybys, aerobatics by Rob Harrison in Tumbing Bear and the Granleys flying a Yak 18T and Yak-55M, Korean War airplane and jet warbird flybys, the airplanes of the Texas Flying Legends, demos by a Hawker Sea Fury and a Grumman F7F Tigercat, Naval aircraft flybys, a General Dynamics F-16 "Viper" demo, an Air Force Heritage Flight, and aerobatics by John Collver in North American SNJ Texan War Dog.


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Waco UPF-7 NC30140
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Ryan PT-22 (ST3KR) N48777 146 and N48742 269
Cessna 190 N9848A
Stearman 4E Junior Speedmail NC663K and Boeing P-26 Pea Shooter N3378G
Howard DGA-15P N5604V
Lockheed 12A N18906 Electra Junior
Boeing P-26 Pea Shooter N3378G
Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 N44848
Fairchild PT-19A N11CM
Travel Air D-4-D NC472N
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