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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
|United States Marshals Service|
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||12/27/2005||781|
|Frigosul Fairchild C-82A Packet, Eduardo Gomes International Airport, Manaus - Brazil|
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||543|
|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.
| 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
|56-4395 (cn 20279) |
This former 144th TAS Provider was preserved near the entrance of Kulis ANGB. This aircraft has also flown for the Alaska Department of the Interior for a while, under civilian registration N4393E.
|Model: Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress|
Nickname: Fuddy Duddy
One of less than 10 flying B-17ís in the World
Paint Scheme is that of the original Fuddy Duddy, assigned to the 8th Air Force, 447th Bomb Group, 708th Bomb Squadron.