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Header Picture: McDonnell-Douglas QF-4E Phantom IIs 73-1167 & 74-1638 of USAF/53rdWEG at Oshkosh 2016

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Sunday, 31 October 2010

30/10/10 - Chino

RichT visited Chino.

Planes of Fame Air Museum


079 Mikoyan MiG-15bis (n/k)
087 Mikoyan MiG-17
612 WSK Lim-2 (MIG-15) (1B00612)
1617 WSK Lim-5 (MiG-17) (1C1617)
50802 Douglas R4D-2 (26658)
80382 Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat (c.124)
122403 Martin AM-1 Mauler (n/k) ..rear fuselage only
135867 North American FJ-3 Fury (194-94)
145336 Vought F-8A Crusader (F8-0261)
147474 Rockwell T-2A Buckeye (253-065)
149547 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12872)
151064 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (13234)
152673 LTV A-7A Corsair II (A-030)
44-77559 Curtiss C-46D Commando (32955)
46-0010/BK-010 Boeing WB-50A Superfortress (15730)
52-2074 North American F-86H Sabre (187-100)
52-7265 Republic RF-84K Thunderflash (221)
53-1351 North American QF-86H Sabre (203-123)
53-2517 Northrop F-89D Scorpion (4648)
53-5156 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-8495)
56-3141 North American QF-100D Super Sabre (235-239)
FX-82 Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (9140)
N1000B Lockheed C-60A Lodestar (2622)
N138CA Convair 440 (63)
N24RJ Ric Jet Systems Ric Jet 4 (001)
N3395G Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (42-25234)
N3713G Boeing DB-17P Fortress (32325) entrance
N4606 Beech TC-45J (bu89468)
N5441V North American P-51D Mustang (124-48335)
N6036C Callair A-4 (149)
N702WA Hiller UH-12E (2185)
N86470 Beech UC-45J (6321)
N90400 Antonov An-2 (1G27-22)

Edward T Maloney Hangar

N3360G Boeing P-12E (1512)
N3378G Boeing P-26A Peashotter (1899)
N3395G Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (42-25234)
N55539 Republic AT-12 Guardsman (483-38)
(N5934)/A5624 Hanriot HD-1 (n/k)

Bob Pond Hangar

42-4949 Bell P-39N Airacobra (42-4949)
47-0394 Convair L-13A (274)
N14WB Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat (D1148)
N15HM Culver PQ-14A Cadet (N-839)
N18YK Yakovlev Yak-18 (18-1432030)
N305TA CessNorth American L-19A Bird Dog (22443)
N38TF Lockheed P-38L Lightning (8350)
N46CM Boeing PT-17 Stearman (75-5122)
N48679 Piper L-4H Cub (10732)
N5SF Grumman J2F-6 Duck (33594)
N61445 Boeing N2S-2 Stearman (75-1335)
N687 Mikoyan MiG-15UTI (1A02005)
N85104 Curtiss P-40N Warhawk (28954)

USS Enterprise CV-6 Hangar

39657 Ryan FR-1 Fireball (n/k)
126277 Grumman F9F-5P Panther (126277)
148316 Douglas A-4L Skyhawk (12626)
N20FG Grumman F3F-2 Flying Barrel (431)
N3375G North American SNJ-5 Texan (88-18068)
N670AM Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless (3883)
NX83782 Vought F4U-1A Corsair (3884)

Friedkin Hangar

42-108777 Bell YP-59A Airacomet (27-10)
(A-7104)/A-7126 Boeing FB-5 Hawk (n/k)
(N186AM)/52-5012 North American F-86F Sabre (191-708)
N9MB Northrop N9M Flying Wing (04)
NX30FG Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat (A-3196)
Unknown Ryan Navion (n/k) on rebuild

Fighter Rebuilders Hangar

N251A North American A-36A Apache (97-15949)
N5420V North American P-51D Mustang (122-40742)
and 3 more, types not known, on rebuild

Jet & Racer Hangar

3 Curtiss R3C-2 Replica (n/k)
5 Macchi M.39 Replica (n/k)
19 Supermarine S.6B Replica (n/k) ..BAPC-156
2149 Mikoyan MiG-21R (94R02149)
37973 Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket (6567)
44-85488 Lockheed F-80A Shooting Star (080-1511)
N117BR WSK Lim-5 (MiG-17F) (1C1529)
N117MG WSK Lim-5 (MiG-17F) (1C1020)
N186SE North American F-86F Sabre (172-358)
N19GT Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.540)
N21X Williams W-17 (1)
N261Y Keith Rider R-4 Schoenfeldt Firecracker (4)
N26C Forney F-1 Aircoupe (5661)
N35TS Hansen WH-1 (1)
N36C LeVier Cosmic Wind (105)
N377JP Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (T33-377)
N4024S DeHavilland Vampire FB.6 (00638)
N426A Orlowski HO-1 (1)
N715CM PZL TS-11 Iskra (1H0715)
N87CN Mikoyan MiG-15 (91051)
N88J Dudley Glass Slipper (1A)
N96Y Keith Rider R-6 (8)
NR2100 Granville Gee Bee D Sportster Replica (R-1)
NR225Y Miles & Attwood Special Replica (T-6)
NR56Y Howard DGA-5 Ike Replica (1)
VT260 Gloster Meteor F.4 (VT260)

Foreign Hangar

7 Heinkel He100D-1 Replica (n/k)
70 Mitsubishi G4M1 (n/k) ..wreck
3014 Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden (n/k)
191626 Messerschmidt Me163B Replica (n/k)
874/V-190 Mitsubishi A6M Zeke (n/k) ..rear fuselage only
N130AM Yakovlev Yak-3 Replica (170101)
N190RF Focke Wulf Flugzeugbau FW.190A-9 (980 574)
N34HC Bristol F.2B Replica (2)
N4235Y North American P-51A Mustang (99-22354)
N46770 Mitsubishi A6M5 Zeke (5357)
N53612 Laister-Kauffman TG-4 (9)
N5596T Fokker DR.I Replica (DH-1)
N57962 Morane MS502 Criquet (381)
unknown Messerschmidt Bf109E1/7 (n/k) unrestored, recovered from lake bed

457th P-38 Hangar

N138AM Lockheed P-38J Lightning (4318)

Yanks Air Museum

West Hangar

37-381 Kellet YG-1B Autogiro (108)
BAPC-99 Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka 11 (n/k)
N27385 Republic YP-47M Thunderbolt (93F-12000)
N374K Curtiss-Robertson C-1 Robin (538)
N39735 Thomas-Morse S4C Scout (39734)
N40245 Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (15208)
N4289 American Eagle A-1 (100)
N43771 North American SNJ-5 Texan (88-15762)
N4425V Vultee BT-13B Valiant (79-326)
N4629V General Motors FM-2 Wildcat (5618)
N4864J Douglas SBD-4 Dauntless (2478)
N6116X North American B-25J Mitchell III (108-47545)
N61241 Curtiss O-52 Owl (14302)
N647W Aeronca C-2 Flying Bathtub (27)
N695M Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 Yellow Peril Floatplane (Bu4480)
N718 Lockheed F-5G Lightning (422-8187)
N731Y Brunner-Winkle Bird BK (2039-19)
N794H Stearman YPT-9B Cloudboy (6004)
N81575 Bell P-39N Airacobra (42-870)
N8761 Swallow TP (161)
N90358 North American P-51A Mustang (99-22377)
N9265A Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (A-9790)
N94501 Bell P-63A King Cobra (42-69080)
N996J Curtiss JN-4D Jenny (278-50)
NC11224 Stearman 4D Junior Speed Mail (4033)
NC136E Command-Aire 3C-3 (532)
NC18613 Waco UEC (3684)
NC3830 Lincoln-Page LP-3 (156)
NC6956 Mahoney (Ryan) B-1 Brougham (141)
NC8782 Cessna AW West Wind III (107)
NC917M DeHavilland DH.60GM Gypsy Moth (118)
NL74920 North American P-51D Mustang (122-41450)
unknown Curtiss JN-4D Jenny (n/k) skin, hanging from ceiling in hangar A290
unknown Fieseler Fi.103 V-1 (7433)
unknown Mutual X-87M Blackbird (n/k)
unknown Standard J-1 Biplane (n/k) skin

East Hangar

5243 Northrop F-5E Tiger II (V1143) ex Taiwan
141675 Grumman F9F-8P Cougar (8)
149636 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12961)
158985 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (046)
161344 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye (A52-075)
49-2155 Republic F-84E Thunderjet (49-2155)
54-2091 North American F-100C Super Sabre (217-352)
57-2513 Convair F-106B Delta Dart (8-27-07)
67-15614 Bell AH-1F Cobra (20278)
N3152D Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (399-55885)
N3842H Canadair Sabre 6 (1472)
N51746 Beech UC-43B Traveler (4890)
N55230 Bell OH-13E Sioux (00940)

Restoration Hangar

5997 Grumman TBF-1C Avenger (4045)
40467 Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat (n/k)
120349 NA FJ-1 Fury (141-38401)
133818 McCulloch HUM-1 (n/k)
42-53125 Schweizer TG-3A (n/k) ..N44787/42-53127 ?
42-55896 Waco CG-4A Hadrian (n/k)
43-46534 Sikorsky R-4B Hoverfly (78)
N4250Y Curtiss SB2C-3 Helldiver (19075)
N46617 Cessna UC-78 Bobcat (5193) ..composite of 43-7673 and 64469
N47991/97390 Vought F4U-4 Corsair (9544)
N6438C/42-98177 Stinson L-5E Sentinel (n/k)
N723E/42-14986 Stinson L-5E Sentinel (n/k)


1375 Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (62-053)
123054 Grumman F9F-2 Panther (K-69)
138965 Douglas KA-3B Skywarrior (10826)
141735 Grumman F11F-1A Tiger (52)
151038/16 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (13208)
154475 LTV A-7B Corsair II (B-115)
154538/ND-512 LTV A-7B Corsair II (B-178)
155644/521 Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-370)
160995/NK Grumman A-6E Intruder (I-596)
"416263" McDonnell Douglas F-4S Phantom II (n/k)
49-0719 Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star (080-2467) ..forward fuselage only
56-0785 Lockheed F-104A Starfighter (183-1073) ..fuslage only
57-0042 Boeing B-52F Stratofortress (17436) ..front fuselage only
58-1962 Cessna T-37B Tweet (40387)
59-1759 Republic F-105D Thunderchief (D071)
60-0471/TH Republic F-105D Thunderchief (D159)
61-0908/XL Northrop T-38A Talon (N5274)
62-12578 Sikorsky CH-3C (61-503)
63-7646/"63-646" McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (748)
(N329) Grumman G-21A Goose (B-140)
N2872G/124 Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer (66300)
N60480 Douglas C-47A Skytrain ( 9530)
N73CE Learjet 23 (23-068)
N7024S Grumman HU-16B Albatross (51-1795)
N74173 Curtiss-Wright C-46F Commando (289)
N886X Sikorsky S-58B (58-0403)
N9030V/013 Convair C-131F (296)
ZD668/3A Hawker-Siddeley Harrier GR.3 (712229)