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B-25 MITCHELL/44-30493

B-25 Mitchell 44-30493 WRG#: 0021172

Serial #: 44-30493
Construction #:
  108-34818
Civilian Registration:
  N9451Z
  Model(s):
  B-25J Mitchell
  TB-25J Mitchell
  TB-25N Mitchell
Name: None
Status: Static Display
Last Info: 2013

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-30493.
- BOC: N/A
- SOC: August 1958.
- Davis Monthan AFB, AZ, 1958-1960.
National Metals Inc, Phoenix, AZ, January 15, 1960
- Registered as N9451Z.
Spring Aviation, Tucson, AZ, August 27, 1960-1967.
- Planned conversion to tanker.
- Stored, 1960-1967.
Tallmantz Aviation, Santa Ana, CA, July 13, 1968.
Filmways Inc, Hollywood, CA, September 11, 1968-1971.
- Flew in movie Catch-22 as Dumbo, 1968-1969.
Tallmantz Aviation, Santa Ana, CA, August 18, 1971-1985.
Sherman Aircraft Sales, W. Palm Beach, FL, 1985.
USAF Museum/Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls, MT, 1986-2013
- Displayed on pylon as 430493.

B-25 Mitchell 44-30493
At Orange County, October 1968.

B-25 Mitchell 44-30493
Dumbo nose art worn in movie Catch-22.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-6th Edition, 2013.
Photo Source(s):
eLaReF
Unknown

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