Archive for March, 2012

Unknown – B-24 – 3/29/2012

Unknown – B-24 – 3/29/2012

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  Unknown Serial/BuNo#  Unknown Construction#  Unknown Name/NoseArt:  Unknown Civil Registration:  Unknown Status:  Destroyed MACR:  Unknown History: This Consolidated B-24 Liberator of the U.S. Army 15th AF was mortally struck by a German ME-109 during a mission over the synthetic oil refineries at Vienna, Austria. Flames are seen bursting out behind the wings and sweeping […]

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42-76141 – P-47D-15-RE – “Mud N’ Mules” and “Arkansas Traveler”

42-76141 – P-47D-15-RE – “Mud N’ Mules” and “Arkansas Traveler”

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#: Republic P-47D-15-RE Thunderbolt Serial/BuNo# 42-76141 Construction# Name/NoseArt: Mud N’ Mules Civil Registration: Status: MACR: History: 350th Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, 8th Air ForceCapt. Newhart was KIA on June 12,1944 during a strafing mission to France. He was jumped by Me 109s while flying a P-47D (s/n 42-26402) named “Sobrette” and crashed near […]

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44-14419 – P-51D-10-NA “Janie” and “Marilyn”

44-14419 – P-51D-10-NA “Janie” and “Marilyn”

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  North American P-51D-10-NA Mustang Serial/BuNo#  44-14419 Construction# Name/NoseArt:  Janie Civil Registration: Status:  Shot Down MACR: History:  Capt. William J. Price, 350th FS, 353rd FG, 8th AF, Price was later promoted to Major.The aircraft was later re-assigned to Lt. George W. Robinson who renamed it “Marilyn”. He was shot down in her over Belgium on December 25,1944 […]

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42-75445 – P-47D-11-RE

42-75445 – P-47D-11-RE

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#: P-47D-11-RE Serial/BuNo# 42-75445 Construction# Name/NoseArt: Civil Registration: Status:  Unknown MACR: History: 352nd FS, 353rd FG, 8th AF Pilot Capt. Glenn G. Callans Photo Credits: USAAF References:

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42-25740 – P-47D-22-RE – “The New Yorker”

42-25740 – P-47D-22-RE – “The New Yorker”

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  Republic P-47D-22-RE Thunderbolt Serial/BuNo#  42-25740 Construction# Name/NoseArt:  “The New Yorker” Civil Registration: Status:  Unknown MACR: History:  350th FS, 353rd FG, 8th AF Photo Credits:  USAAF References:

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44-15137 – P-51D-15-NA – “Baby Duck”

44-15137 – P-51D-15-NA – “Baby Duck”

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  North American P-51D-15-NA Mustang Serial/BuNo#  44-15137 Construction# Name/NoseArt:  Baby Duck Civil Registration: Status:  Shot down MACR:  13414 History: 350th Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, 8th Air Force.This was the first of two P-51s assigned to Kolb, both named “Baby Duck” and coded LH-R. It was shot down over Germany by Soviet La-5s on […]

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44-28938 – B-25J-15/17-NC – “Old Glory”

44-28938 – B-25J-15/17-NC – “Old Glory”

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  B-25J/TB-25N Serial/BuNo#  44-28938 Construction#  108-33263 Name/NoseArt:  Old Glory Civil Registration:  N7946C Status:  Airworthy MACR: History: Built at North American’s Fairfax Plant in Kansas City. Delivered to the USAAF as 44-28938. – BOC: Aug. 1944. – SOC: 1958. – Assigned to 12th AF/57th BW/310th BG. — Based in Mediterranean. – Returned to United States […]

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Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

| March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

  In flight above Lake Tahoe. Ernie Viskupic

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Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

| March 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

This “Heritage Flight” by a P-51 Mustang & a F-22 Raptor was photographed by Martin Edwards, at the 2009 Indianapolis Air Show.

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Major Changes to Warbird Central!

Major Changes to Warbird Central!

| March 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Major Changes to Warbird Central! We have joined forces with a great established forum called US-aircraft.com! Our forums are now shutting down and converted over to this great forum! You can go directly to the new forum at http://usaircraft.proboards.com   Nathan Milarta is the forum master and is a great guy! We hope you enjoy […]

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