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THUNDERBOLT/42-25234



     
Serial #: 42-25234
Construction #: N/A
Civil Registration:
  N3395G
  Model(s):
  P-47G Thunderbolt
Name:
Spirit Of Atlantic City, NJ
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
Grand Central Aircraft Co, Glendale, CA, 1944.
Cal-Aero Technical Institute, Glendale, CA, 1950-1955.
The Air Museum, Claremont, CA, 1950-1955.
The Air Museum, Ontario, CA, October 1955-1971.
- Registered as N3395G.
- Restored at Kirtland AFB, NM, 1958-1963.
- Initially flew as Roscoe's Retreat/MX-W.
- Later flew as 23687/NM-U.
- Crashed during forced landing (struck earth embankment)
  during airshow, Point Mugu, CA, October 23, 1971.
- Rebuilt Chino, CA.
-- First flight 1976.
Air Museum/ Planes Of Fame, Chino, CA, 1976-2002.
- Flown as 28487/M-UN/Spirit of Atlantic City NJ.

Note: FAA quotes serial # as 42-25254.



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):
BDK, Keebird.

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