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Douglas R4D/Bu. 50783



Bureau #: 50783
Construction #:
  26408
Civil Registration:
  N151ZE
  Model(s):
  R4D-6
Name: Ready 4 Duty
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2005

History:
Built at Douglas's Oklahoma City, OK, plant.
Delivered to U.S. Navy as 50783.
- BOC: Oct. 1944.
- SOC: 1979.
- Loaned to U.S. Department Of Forestry, 1968-1974.
-- Used as a fire-fighting smoke jumper aircraft.
- Loaned to Florida Department of Forestry, 1974-1979.
-- Used as a fire-fighting smoke jumper aircraft.
Confederate Air Force, Dallas/Fort Worth, 1980-2005.
- Restored to WWII configuration.
- Based at Lancaster, TX.
- Flown as "Ready 4 Duty".

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner.

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