Aircraft Photo of N66267 / 8593 | Douglas B-18B Bolo | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #323898
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N66267
Alternate Serial:8593
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas B-18 Bolo
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas B-18/C-58 Bolo
Aircraft Version:Douglas B-18B Bolo
C/n (msn):2643
Operator Painted:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Area:Tucson / Pima Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Collection:Pima Air and Space Museum
 
Photo Date:11 February 2008
Photo by:Kas van Zonneveld
Photo ID: 323898
Photo Comment

Constructed as a B-18A and used by the US Army Air Force in October 1939 as 38-0593. converted to a B-18B in July 1942. Retired by the Army Air Force in February 1945. To a private owner in August 1946 as N(C)66267. Converted to a cargo aircraft around 1947/1948. In its life, the aircraft served as passenger aircraft, agricultural sprayer (around 1952) and fire bomber (1954-1970). To the museum in September 1976. Initially stored, but restored and put on display in the markings of the 5th Antisubmarine Wing, 4th Antisubmarine Squadron, Langley AAF, VA, in July 1942.

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