This Fishbed has now been repainted into her original NVA markings and is waiting to be returned into the display line at the super Museo del Aire. Upon Gernan reunification the frame was assigned the serial 22+26 (2226).
Only 14 examples were built of the L-14 Army Cruiser variant of the J-5 Cub Cruiser. 45-55531 was sold on the civil market, and flew in Spain and North Africa for many years. It took to the air again in 2003.
Of 43 British Aircraft Eagle three-seaters built, G-AFAX was the only one with a fixed undercarriage, which has probably contributed to its survival. The aircraft was flown to Australia in 1939 where it became VH-ACN. Now in the Spanish register but displaying its original reg.