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B-25 MITCHELL/43-4899



     
       

Serial #: 43-4899
Construction #:
  98-21900
Civil Registration:
  N66572
  N1582V
  N37L
  Model(s):
  B-25H Mitchell
  TB-25H Mitchell
  RB-25H Mitchell
Status: Display
Last Info: 2015

History:
Delivered to U.S.A.A.F. as 43-4899, 19??.
State Teachers College, Dickinson, ND, 1946-1950.
California Atlantic Airways, St. Petersburg, FL, 19??.
- Registration N66572 reserved but not taken up.
- Sale not completed.
SAX Aviation Co, Dickinson, ND, May 7, 1950.
Mike Dolajak, Dickenson, ND, May 1951.
Theodore X. Fabian, East Orange, NJ, March 18, 1952.
William L. Rausch, Teterboro, NJ, March 18, 1952.
- Registered as N1582V.
Rausch Aviation, Teterboro NJ, July 17, 1952-1955.
- Executive conversion, fitted with tip tanks, 1953.
Le Franc Corp, San Francisco, CA, August 12, 1955-1959.
- Registered as N37L.
- Executive conversion, January 1956.
-- Tip tanks and airstair added.
-- Equipped with JATO units.
-- Fitted with modified (with tip tanks) wings from N5865V.
Oakland Airmotive Co, Oakland, CA, June 3, 1959.
Carrier Services Corp, Flint, MI, September 16, 1959-1963.
Grimes Manufacturing Co., Urbana, OH, May 7, 1963-1964.
Air International, Columbus, OH, September 24, 1964-1970.
Golden Isles Aviation Inc, St. Simons Island, GA, July 7, 1970-1972.
- Damaged in forced landing during alleged during drug run, St. Simons, Island.
Glynn County Sheriff, GA, December 1970.
- Siezed.
John Hanson, Manistee, MI, March 14, 1977-1980.
- Trucked disassembled from GA to Manistee for restoration.
Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, Kalamazoo, MI, February 2, 1980-2015.
- Trucked to Kalamazoo dismantled to complete restoration, 1988-1990.
- Displayed as U.S. Army Air Force/4899.

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.
Photo Source(s):
Pat Carry.
Unknown.
Mike Henniger
Mark Nankivil

Research Assistance:
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