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B-25 MITCHELL/43-4106



           

Serial #: 43-4106
Construction #:
  98-21107
Civil Registration:
  N5548N
  Model(s):
  B-25H Mitchell
Name: Barbie III
Status: Airworthy
Last Info: 2015

History:
Oklahoma Agricultural & Mechanical College, Stillwater, OK, May 1946-1951.
- Ex RFC Walnut Ridge, AR.
George Stammets, FL, 1949.
- Acting as agent for the Dominican Air Force.
Delivered to Aviacion Militar Dominicana as ???, circa 1949-1950.
- Withdrawn from use due to lack of spares by November 1950.
Bendix Corp Aviation Corp, Detroit, MI, August 1951-1954.
- Registered as N5548N.
Bendix Corp, Towson, MD, 1961-1969.
Barber's Flying Service, Pontiac, MI, circa 1967-1970.
Richard D. Lambert, Plainfield, IL, 1970-1978.
- Open storage on farm, 1970-1981.
Heritage In Flight Museum, Springfield, IL, 1972.
Walter Wild/Louis A. Fulgaro/Weary Warriors Squadron, Rockford, IL, 1980-2009.
- Recovered from farm in Plainsfield, IL circa 1981.
- Restored with gun nose with 75mm cannon.
- First flight May 19, 1992, Rockford, IL.
- Flown as 34380/Barbie III.
- Operated by Warbirds Unlimited Foundation, Mesa, AZ, 2007-2009.
Mark Noah/History Flight Inc, Deland, FL, July 30, 2009-2015.

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.
Federal Aviation Administration.
Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner - Warbirds Resource Group, www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org, 2002
Unknown.

Research Assistance:

Ryan Keough

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