North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801
Executive Sweet

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North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet has been a regular participant at airshows around southern California for over thirty years. It has been registered to the American Aeronautical Foundation of Thousand Oaks since 1985. Its Army Air Force serial number was 44-30801 and its North American construction number is 108-35126. It was converted to the TB-25N configuration before its retirement by the Air Force. It was registered as N3699G by Avery Aviation of Greybull, Wyoming in 1963. Filmways Inc. of Hollywood acquired it in 1968 for use in the movie Catch-22, in which it appeared as Vestal Virgin. Challenge Publications bought it in 1972 and changed its registration to N30801 in 1978.

George Air Force Base Airshow, May 4, 1975

North American B-25J Mitchell, N3699G Executive Sweet, George Air Force Base Airshow, May 4, 1975 Challenge Publications North American B-25J Mitchell, N3699G Executive Sweet.

Mojave Air Races, Saturday, June 21, 1975

North American B-25J Mitchell, N3699G Executive Sweet at the Mojave Air Races on June 21, 1975

North American B-25J Mitchell, N3699G Executive Sweet at the Mojave Air Races on June 21, 1975

North American B-25J Mitchell, N3699G Executive Sweet at the Mojave Air Races on June 21, 1975

North American B-25J Mitchell, N3699G Executive Sweet at the Mojave Air Races on June 21, 1975

North American B-25J Mitchell, N3699G Executive Sweet at the Mojave Air Races on June 21, 1975

Naval Air Station Moffett Airshow, August 1975

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Edwards Air Force Base Open House, November 13, 1977

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Executive Sweet had acquired D-day invasion stripes and triangle-C squadron code on its tail by November 13, 1977.

Santa Barbara Airport, August 23, 1988

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Executive Sweet was registered N30801, had new nose art, yellow engine cowls and vertical stabilizers, and squadron code triangle-A when it was spotted at the Santa Barbara Airport on August 23, 1988.

Santa Barbara Airport, April 22, 1992

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Executive Sweet and a flock of B-25 Mitchells and North American P-51D Mustangs visited the Santa Barbara Airport on April 22, 1992 during a tour to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid on Japan. Other Mitchells on the tour included N9856C Pacific Princess, N898BW, NL9117Z In the Mood, and N201L Tootsie. Mustangs included NL151DM Ridge Runner, NL44727 Man O' War, N5460V Straw Boss, N51SL Merlin's Magic, and N471R Huntress III.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Parade of Mitchells: N9856C Pacific Princess, Executive Sweet, N898BW, and NL9117Z In the Mood.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Camarillo EAA Fly-in, Sunday, August 25, 2001

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet was painted olive drab and had no nose art on August 25, 2001.

Camarillo EAA Fly-in, Sunday, August 11, 2002

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet, P-51D Mustang,  N514DK and P-51D, N471R Huntress III Executive Sweet had lost the invasion stripes and squadron tail code and it had acquired new nose art, gray undersides, red tail caps, and white diagonal stripes on the aft fuselage by August 11, 2002. Its rudders were still silver. It flew in formation with North American P-51D Mustang, N514DK and P-51D, N471R Huntress III at the Camarillo EAA Fly-in.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet and P-51D, N471R Huntress III Executive Sweet and P-51D, N471R Huntress III.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet The stars and stripes flies over Executive Sweet.

Camarillo Airshow, Saturday, August 23, 2003

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet The rudders and tail caps of Executive Sweet were painted olive drab by August 23, 2003.

B-25J Hurricane P-51D F6F-5 Spitfire Sea Fury Executive Sweet, Hawker Hurricane Mk.II NX678DP, North American P-51D Mustang N514DK, Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat N1078Z Minsi III, Supermarine Spitfire Mk.14 NX749DP, and Hawker Sea Fury T Mk.20 NX51SF line up for the warbird show.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Executive Sweet shows off its open bomb bay.

B-25J N30801 Executive Sweet

Miramar Marine Corps Air Station Airshow, Saturday, October 18, 2003

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Nose art on Executive Sweet.

Edwards AFB Open House, Friday, October 24, 2003

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet of the Southern California Wing of the CAF

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet of the Southern California Wing of the CAF

Camarillo Airshow, Saturday, August 28, 2004

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Close-up of the nose art on Executive Sweet.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and 
North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Executive Sweet and North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Santa Paula Airfair, Saturday, August 6, 2005

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet Executive Sweet flies past the SP on the hillside above Santa Paula.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Arrival Day for the Hawthorne Air Faire, Friday, August 12, 2005

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Camarillo Airshow, Saturday, August 27, 2005

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 <em>Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Camarillo Airshow, Sunday, August 28, 2005

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet

Camarillo Airshow, Saturday, August 19, 2006

Executive Sweet has a new upper turret.

Channel Islands Air National Guard Family Day, September 10, 2006

North American B-25J Mitchell, N8195H Heavenly Body and B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet taxi to the static display area with flags flying.

North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet at Camarillo on June 11, 2007. It is undergoing maintenance and is expected to return to flight status this summer.

October 28, 2007, A Flight Aboard Executive Sweet

A Flight Aboard North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet I flew aboard North American B-25J Mitchell, N30801 Executive Sweet from Camarillo to Santa Barbara and back on Sunday, October 28.

August 17, 2013, Wings Over Camarillo Airshow

North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet, August 17, 2013 North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet has been registered to the American Aeronautical Foundation of Thousand Oaks since 1985. Its Army Air Force serial number was 44-30801 and its North American construction number is 108-35126. It was converted to the TB-25N configuration before its retirement by the Air Force. It was registered as N3699G by Avery Aviation of Greybull, Wyoming in 1963. Filmways Inc. of Hollywood acquired it in 1968 for use in the movie Catch-22. Challenge Publications bought it in 1972 and changed its registration to N30801 in 1978.

North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet, August 17, 2013 North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet, August 17, 2013 North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet and a flight of five Nanchang CJ-6s, August 17, 2013 North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet and a flight of five Nanchang CJ-6s.

North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet, August 17, 2013 North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet

North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet, August 17, 2013 North American B-25J Mitchell N30801 Executive Sweet




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George Air Force Base Airshow, May 4, 1975
Mojave Air Races, June 21, 1975
Edwards Air Force Base Open House, November 13, 1977
Santa Barbara Airport, April 22, 1992
Camarillo EAA Fly-in, August 11, 2002
Camarillo Airshow, August 28, 2004
Arrival Day for the Hawthorne Air Faire, August 12, 2005
Camarillo Airshow, August 28, 2005
Camarillo Airshow, August 17, 2013

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