Aircraft Photo of C-FTFB | Douglas A-26(AT) Invader | Air Spray | AirHistory.net #26969
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:C-FTFB
Fleetnumber:4
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas A-26 Invader
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas A-26 Invader (B-26/JD)
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-26(AT) Invader
C/n (msn):28723
Operator / Titles:Air Spray
Location
City / Airport:Whitehorse - Erik Nielsen InternationalMap
Region / Country:Yukon, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYXY   IATA: YXY   Local: CYXY   Other: -
 
Photo Date:August 1993
Photo by:Gary Vincent
Photo ID: 26969
Photo Comment

Former US Air Force 44-35444 had a long military career. It served out World War II and in Korea from 1955 - 1953. Transferred to the Republic of China (Taiwan) to fly low level reconnaissance with Black Bat 34th Squadron until 1969. Returned to the USA as N7656C, the bomber came to Canada with Air Spray in 1971. Converted to a fire bomber, it was with Air Spray until 2006. Sold to the Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum, Hillsboro, OR for restoration and display, the aircraft was traded to Taiwan in 2012. It is displayed at the Air Force Museum next to the RoCAF Academy in Kangshan, Taiwan.

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