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B-25 Mitchell/44-30823

B-25 Mitchell 45-8884

       

Serial #: 44-30823
Construction #:
  108-34098
Civil Registry:
  N1042B
  Model(s):
  B-25J Mitchell
  TB-25J Mitchell
  VB-25J Mitchell
  VB-25N Mitchell
Name: Pacific Prowler
Status: Airworthy
Last Info: 2012

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-30823, 19??
Ralph Richardson, Yakima, WA, 1958.
- Registered as N1042B.
- Purchased damaged from USAF for $835.
-- Aircraft had been damaged during gear-up landing.
Earnest Lee & Arb Osen, Yakima, WA, October 1958.
Wenatchee Air Service Inc, Wenatchee, WA, December 1958-1962.
Tallmantz Aviation, Santa Ana, CA, May 17, 1962-1985.
- Fitted with camera nose for use as camera ship.
- Used in movie Catch 22, 1968-1969.
Dennis M. Sherman/Sherman Aircraft Sales, West Palm Beach, FL, 1985-1987.
Dean Martin/Consolidated Aviation Enterprises, Burlington, VT, November 1987-1989.
Universal Aviation Corp, Dover, DE, March 1989-1992.
- Operated by Aces High Ltd, North Weald, UK, April 9, 1988-1995.
-- Flew as 430823/69/Dolly.
World Jet Inc, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jan. 30, 1995-2002.
- Camera nose replaced by glasshouse nose, Kissimee, FL, 1996.
- Flew as Girls Rule.
- Operated by John Lister, San Antonio, TX, 2000-2002.
-- Flown as Top Secret.
Jim Terry, August 2003-2004
Pacific Prowler LLC, Cleburne, TX, 2007-2012.
- Flown as Pacific Prowler.

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.
Federal Aviation Administration, 2012.
Photo Source(s):
Caz Caswell.
Pat Gould.
Terry Fletcher

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