Aircraft Photo of N670AM / NX670AM | Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless | USA - Marines | AirHistory.net #56573
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N670AM
Alternate Registration:NX670AM
Military Code:39
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas SBD Dauntless/A-24 Banshee
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas SBD Dauntless/A-24 Banshee
Aircraft Version:Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless
C/n (msn):3883
Operator Painted:USA - Marines
Location
City / Airport:ChinoMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KCNO   IATA: CNO   Local: CNO   Other: -
Collection:Planes of Fame Air Museum
 
Photo Date:19 December 2014
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 56573
Photo Comment

This SBD was delivered to the RNZAF as NZ5062 in March 44 and flew 30 combat missions against Rabaul before being handed over to the USMC in May and allocated the BuNo 28536. Post war she was owned by MGM Studios who put her to work as a wind machine but, fortunately, bacame one of the first aircraft owned by Planes of Fame and was restored to airworthy status in 1982.

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