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B-25 MITCHELL/44-31508



     
       
Serial #: 44-31508
Construction #:
  108-37583
Civil Registration:
  N6578D
  Model(s):
  B-25J Mitchell
  TB-25K Mitchell
Status: Stored
Last Info: 2006

History:
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 44-31508, 19??.
- Up for disposal at Olmstead AFB, PA, January 1960.
Nathanial A. Kalt/Stinson Field Aircraft, San Antonio, TX, January 1960.
- Registered as N6578D.
William P. Strube, Marietta, GA, January 1960-1961.
Trans Calypso Inc, Miami, FL, Oct 1961-1965.
Leon H. Patin, Miami, FL, May 1965-1967.
John Hawke/Euramericair Inc/Airspeed International Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, June 1967-1975.
- Modified for use as camera ship, November 1967.
- Delivered to Bovington, UK, December 15, 1967.
- Used as camera ship for Battle Of Britain movie, Spain & UK, 1967-1968.
- Returned to USA, January 10, 1969.
Reported as derelict Caldwell-Wright Field, NJ, 1969-1977.
Ten Plus One Inc, March 1975-1977.
Tom Reilly, Kissimmee, FL, April 1977-1979.
- Ferried from Caldwell to FL for rebuild, February 3, 1979.
- Restoration to airworthy started in Caldwell, finished in Kissimee, 1979-1981.
- Flew as 431508/Chapter XI.
B-25 Bomber Group Inc, Ocalla, FL, February 1979-1994.
Dan Powell, Fair Oaks Ranch, Boerne, TX, August 1994-1999.
- Flew as Lucky Lady.
Rio Grande Aviation, McAllen, TX, June 16, 1999-2013.
- Withdrawn from use, poor condition, Franklin, VA, June 16, 1999-2007.

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.
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, Washington D.C., 2006.
Photo Source(s):
Caz & Lorrie Caswell.
Craig Duck


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