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|Type: Fairchild C-119F Flying Boxcar|
The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar (Navy designation R4Q) was an American military transport aircraft developed from the World War II Fairchild C-82 Packet, designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-...
|A boxcar that has been used to transport prisoners to the camps during the Second World War.|
Address:Bihain 21a, Vielsalm
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Fairchild C-123K Provider
Serial: 20245 Registration: N709RR (ex. 56-4361)
Several flying scenes for the 1997 movie "Con Air" were filmed at Wendover, using Fairchild C-123K Providers, one of which was modified into a nonflying "prop" mounted on a bus chassis. Abandoned following the filming, it now remains on the ramp as an attractio...
|On the airplane graveyard in Tucson a Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt will be tow||12/26/2005||635|
|Frigosul Fairchild C-82A Packet, Eduardo Gomes International Airport, Manaus - Brazil|
|The B-52 crash at Fairchild Air Force Base was a fatal air crash that occurred on June 24, 1994, killing the four crew members of a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress during a training flight. In the crash, Bud Holland, who was the command pilot of the aircraft based at Fairchild Air Force Base, call sign Czar 52, flew the aircraft beyond its operational parameters and lost cont...||09/17/2007||2,146|
Ferried from Greybull, WY to Hagerstown, MD in October 2006, this Fairchild veteran was recently joined by C-119G N8093. Remnants of her TWA stripes still remain visible! The aircraft is owned by the Hagerstown Aviation Museum and it's the sole flyable Packet.
|waiting for take off. And the best is, there is a Do328 in sixth place, which I have build in Germany by Fairchild/Dornier (now Avcraft Aerospace).||08/21/2005||454|
|92d Bombardment Group|
The 92d Bombardment Group was established on 28 January 1942. It was activated at Barksdale Field (now Barksdale Air Force Base) on 1 March 1942. During World War II the group flew B-17 Flying Fortress bombers as a component of the Eighth Air Force. The group was based in England from 18 May 1942 to sometime in June 1945 when it moved to Istres Air Base, France.
|The Dornier 328 is a turboprop-powered commuter airliner. Initially produced by Dornier Luftfahrt GmbH, the firm was acquired in 1996 by Fairchild Aircraft. The resulting firm, named Fairchild-Dornier, manufactured the 328 family in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, conducted sales from San Antonio, Texas, United States, and supported the product line from both locations. |
The 328 (or D...
| 1. Spad S-13 (r, s)|
2. Boeing Stearman PT-17 (s)
3. North American AT-6D Texan (s)
4. Consolidated B-24M Liberator
5. North American P-51D Mustang (r)
6. Douglas C-47 Skytrain (s)
7. Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
8. Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
9. Grumman TBM-3 Avenger (s)
10. Boeing B-29A Superfortress
|Kunming, China - Possibly one of the homes of the Flying Tigers American Volunteer Group ("AVG"), the pre-official pre-12/41 U.S. involvement in WWII in Asia. |
I am not sure if this field was actually used by the AVG or not. Anyone? More info on the very interesting Flying Tigers