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Friday, 6 January 2017

Planes of Fame Air Museum Chino California

Visited by Stu, Pat & Matthew on 09/08/16.

Entrance

(N33SJ) Lockheed L1329 Jetstar 731 (5087) ..fuselage
N33SJ

Outside

(612) Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-2 (1B00612)
612
(1301)/079 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis (unknown)
1301
(50802) Douglas C-47J (15213/26658)
50802
(147469)/147474/2K-123 Rockwell T-2A Buckeye (253-60) ..tail of 147474
147469
135867/L-313 North American DF-1D Fury (194-94)
135867
145336/DW-16 Ling-Temco-Vought F-8A Crusader (260)
145336
149547 Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (12872)
149547
151064/10 Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (13234)
151064
152673/NF-300 Ling-Temco-Vought A-7A Corsair II (A-30)
152673
1617 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5P (1C-16-17)
1617
(46-0010) Boeing B-50A Superfortress (15730) ..fuselage
46-0010
(51-1378) Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (51-1378)
51-1378
53-1351 North American QF-86H Sabre (203-123)
53-1351
53-5156 Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (580-8495)
53-5156
56-3141/291 North American QF-100D Super Sabre (235-239)
56-3141
6674 Bell X-2 Replica (unknown)
6674
80382/382 Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat (C.124)
80382
FX-82 Lockheed F-104G Starfighter (683-9140)
FX-82
(N1000B) Lockheed C-60A Lodestar (18-2622)
N1000B
(N138CA) Convair 440-41 (63)..cockpit
N138CA
(N360BP)/NX360BP EKW C-3605 (263)
N360BP
(N3713G)/297158/BX-D Boeing DB-17P Flying Fortress (32325)
N3713G
(N3779G)/AM711/AM-T Lockheed C-60A Lodestar (18-2201)
N3779G
N422NA Lockheed VC-121B Constellation (2605)
N422NA
N4235Z/59604 Grumman OV-1A Mohawk (2A)
N4235Z
N4606/89468 Beech TC-45J Expeditor (Bu89468)
N4606
(N47TF) Douglas Dakota III (12317)
N47TF
N5486Y/14-A5 Hispano HA.200A Saeta (20/10)
N5486Y
N6036C CallAir A-4 (149)
N6036C
(N687)/NX687 Mikoyan-Gurevich SBLim-2 (1A02005)
N687
(N702WA) Hiller UH-12E Raven (2185)
N702WA
N88LK/34 red Aero Vodochody L-29 Delfin (194150)
N88LK
unknown Canadair CL-13A Sabre Mk.5 (unknown) ..not 23328
Sabre Mk.5
unknown Douglas SBD Dauntless (unknown) ..forward fuselage
Douglas SBD
unknown Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (unknown) ..cockpit
Unknown A-4 Cockpit

Edward T Maloney Hangar

(A7104)/A-7126/6-F-11 Boeing FB-5 (810)
A-7104
(N305TA)/112129 Cessna L-19A Bird Dog (22443)
N305TA
(N3360G)/NX3360G/8090/1-F-1 Boeing P-12E (1512)
N3360G
(N3378G)/NX3378G/33-123/23 Boeing P-26A Peashooter (1899)
N3378G
(N55539)/NX55539 Seversky AT-12A Guardsman (483-38)
N55539
N9MB Northrop N-9MB (0039)
N9MB
Unmarked Wright Flyer 1903 Replica (unknown)
Wright Flyer

Bob & Josie Pond Hangar

(42-4949) Bell P-39N Airacobra (42-4949)
42-4949
(N15HM)/NL15HM Culver PQ-14B Cadet NR-D (N-839)
N15HM
N3375G/R7 North American SNJ-5 Texan (88-18068)
N3375G
(N3395G)/NX3395G/28487/I Republic P-47G Thunderbolt (42-25234)
N3395G
(N409Z)/NX409Z/126997/JC-409 Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider (7797)
N409Z
N46CM Boeing Stearman PT-13D Kaydet (75-5122)
N46CM
(N48679)/329441/33-B Piper L-4H Grasshopper (10732)
N48679
N53612 Laister-Kauffman LK-10A (9)
N53612
N5441V/472861/607 North American P-51D Mustang (124-48335)
N5441V
N551VC North American P-51D Mustang Racer (122-39874)
N551VC
(N7715C)/NL7715C/413334/G4-U North American P-51D Mustang (124-44817)
N7715C
(N85104)/NL85104/79 Curtiss P-40N Warhawk (28954)
N85104

USS Enterprise CV-6 Hangar

126277/TN-8 Grumman F-9F5P Panther (Bu126277)
126277
39657 Ryan FR-1 Fireball (11)
39657
(N157AT)/148316/AF Douglas A-4L Skyhawk (12626)
N157AT
(N670AM)/NX670AM/28536/39 Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless (3883)
N670AM
(N7835C)/NX7835C/46 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger (4169)
N7835C
(N83782)/NX83782/17799/799 Vought F4U-1A Corsair (3884)
N83782

Friedkin Hangar

42-108777 Bell YP-59A Airacomet (27-10)
42-108777
(N1047P) North American O-47A (NA25-565)
N1047P
(N186PJ)/112959 Canadair Sabre 6 (S6-1710) ..identity unconfirmed
N186PJ
(N3131G) Aichi D3A2 (3179) ..dismantled
(N3675G) North American TB-25J Mitchell (108-33698)
N3675G
(N4235Y)/NX4235Y/13 North American P-51A Mustang (99-22354)
N4235Y
(N700E)/NX700E Hispano HA.1112-M1L Buchon (120)
N700E
(N91161) North American L-17A Navion (NAV-4-216)
N91161

Fighter Rebuilders Shed

N128HJ Colomban MC-12 Cri-Cri (12-0128)
N128HJ
(N3025/121707) Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat (D.1081)
N3025
(N40DF)/NX40DF/FR310/D Curtiss P-40M Kittyhawk (43-5508)
N40DF

475th FG Historical Foundation

"Fluff 'n Lace" Lockheed P-38L Replica cockpit
Replica P-38 Cockpit
(N138AM)/NX138AM/162 Lockheed TP-38J Lightning (422-4318)
N138AM

Jet & Racer Hangar

37973 Douglas D.558-II Skyrocket (6567)
37973
44-85488/PN-488 Lockheed F-80A Shooting Star (080-1511)
44-85488
(BAPC.136)/19 Deperdussin 1913 Replica (unknown)
BAPC-136
(BAPC.140)/3 Curtiss R3C-2 Replica (unknown)
BAPC-140
(BAPC.141)/5 Macchi M.39 Replica (unknown)
BAPC-141
(N117MG)/1020 Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-10-20)
N117MG
(N186AM)/NX186AM/"12834/FU-834" North American F-86F Sabre (191-708)
N186AM
(N186SE)/FU-067 North American F-86E Sabre (172-358)
N186SE
(N19GT)/NX19GT Folland Gnat T.1 (FL.540)
N19GT
N21X/21 Williams W.17 (1)
N21X
N26C/16 Mercury Air K-10 Shoestring Replica (unknown)
N26C
(N30421)/2149 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R (94R2149)
N30421
N35TS/35 Wendt WH-1 Traveler (1)
N35TS
N36C LeVier Cosmic Wind (105)
N36C
(N377JP)/NX377JP Canadair CT-133 AUP Silver Star Mk.3 (T33-377)
N377JP
(N4024S)/NX4024S/"WA235/L-A" de Havilland DH-100 Vampire FB.6 (638)
N4024S
N426A/74 Orlowski Henri HO1 (1)
N426A
(N56Y)/NR56Y/39 Howard DGA5 Replica (1)
N56Y
(N711TF) Mikoyan-Gurevich Lim-5 (1C-15-29)
N711TF
(N715CM)/0715 PZL-Mielec TS-11 100bis(B) Iskra (1H07-15)
(N87CN)/NX87CN/91051/1051 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (unknown)
N87CN
(N88J)/88 Mong Sport (1A)
N88J
(N96Y)/NX96Y/18 Keith Rider R-6 (6)
N96Y
NR2100/11 Granville Gee Bee R-1 Replica (unknown)
NR2100
NR225Y/1 Miles & Atwood Special Replica (T-6)
NR225Y
NX261Y/70 Keith Rider R-4 Replica (R-4-261)
NX261Y
VT260 Gloster Meteor F.4 (VT260)
VT260

Foreign Hangar

(1049)/I-18 Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka (1049)
1049
(3014)/ED-1158 Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden (3014)
3014
(3523) Messerschmitt Bf.109E-7 (3523)
3523
191626/11 white Messerschmitt Me.163B-1 FSM (unknown)
191626
7 white Heinkel He.100D-1 FSM (unknown)
He100D-1
7483/601-35 Yokosuka D4Y1 Suisei (7483)
7483
874/V-190 Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (874) ..rear fuselage only
874
B1795/B Sopwith Pup Replica (2826)
B1795
(N10A) Goodyear GZ-10A Gondola (4117)
N10A
(N130AM)/NX130AM/6 white Yakovlev Yak-3UA (170101) ..modified from LET C-11
N130AM
(N18YK)/30 white Yakovlev Yak-18 (1432030)
N18YK
(N190RF)/980574/14 white Focke-Wulf Fw.190A-8/N Replica (990010)
N190RF
(N34HC)/E2624/A-4 Bristol F.2b Fighter Replica (2)
N34HC
(N46770)/61-120 Mitsubishi A6M5-52 Zero (5357)
N46770
(N5241M)/U-142 Pilatus P.2-06 (600-62)
N5241M
(N5596T) Fokker Dr.1 Replica (unknown)
N5596T
N57962/CQ+QS Morane-Saulnier MS.502 Criquet (381)
N57962
(N5934) Hanriot HD.1 (1398)
N5934
(N79289) Horten Ho.IVa (HAC.289)
N79289
(T2-300)/403 Mitsubishi J8M1 Shusui (403)
T2-300
(T2-489)/120077/1 red Heinkel He.162A-2 (120077)
T2-489
Unmarked Bachem Ba.349A-1 Natter Replica (unknown)
Ba.349A-1
Unmarked Fieseler Fi.103A-1 (unknown)
Fi.103A-1
Unmarked Heinkel He.178 FSM (unknown)
He.178

Storage Compound

44-77559 Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando (32955) ..wreck
44-77559
(53-2517)/0-32519 Northrop F-89J Scorpion (N.4648) ..wreck
53-2517
6062 Bell X-1 FSM (unknown)
N24RJ Richter Ric-Jet 4 (001)
N24RJ
N86470 Beech UC-45J Expeditor (6321) ..wreck
N86470
(N9640C) North American T-28A Trojan (171-96) ..wreck
N9640C