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NA B-25J Mitchell 45-8835/N5672V
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No: 9841   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2004   Manufacturer: North American Aviation   Country: USA
NA B-25J Mitchell 45-8835/N5672V

"Betty's Dream" photographed at Oshkosh AirVenture on 29 July 2004. C/n 108-47586.
Built by North American, Aug. 1945, but not accepted by USAAF, delivered new to RFC, WalnutRidge, AR, Oct. 31, 1945.
Lodwick Aircraft Industries, Lakeland, FL, Feb. 28, 1946, registered as NX69345.
Bendix Aviation Corp, Teterboro, NJ, June 1946-1966, registered as N69345, 1948. Radar & avionics testing, modified radar nose.
Bendix Field Engineering Corp, Columbia, MD, Nov. 1967-1972.
Ernest H. Koons, Edmonton, Alberta, Aug. 1972, registered as CF-DKU.
Aurora Aviation Ltd, Edmonton, Alberta, Dec. 1972-1978.
G&M Aircraft Ltd, St. Albert, Alberta, 1978-1993, registered as C-FDKU, flew as tanker #1 (later #336).
Aero Trader Inc, Chino, CA, Sept. 1993, delivered for resale.
Chris & Patrick Harker/C&P Aviation Services, St. Paul-Anoka County, MN, June 1994-2004.
Restored to airworthiness, Chino, CA, 1994-1999, bomb bay doors fitted, first flight, Mar. 1999, flown as Betty's Dream, registered as N5672V.
Picture added on 17 January 2010 at 12:29
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EAA AirVenture Convention 2004, Oshkosh, USA
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