2 results found
Registration / Serial37-29
Military CodeBI-24
Aircraft Original TypeDouglas B-18 Bolo
Aircraft Generic TypeDouglas B-18/C-58 Bolo
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Photo ID286427Submit Correction
View count: 16
A former Hawkins & Powers airtanker (ex N52056, Tanker B20) on display at the museum in USAAC markings since 25 Oct 1981. It was initially displayed with code R-38 on the fin, but by 1995 this had been changed to BI-24. This aircraft is widely quoted as a B-18B, but that is wrong. A B-18B has a tail boom and a very distinctive bulbous nose which housed the B-18B's MAD gear. This aircraft has a regular B-18 nose and no tail boom, so it is not a B-18B anymore.
Registration / Serial37-29
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Registration / Serial37-29
Military CodeBI-24
Aircraft Original TypeDouglas B-18 Bolo
Aircraft Generic TypeDouglas B-18/C-58 Bolo
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Photo ID286427Submit Correction
View count: 16
A former Hawkins & Powers airtanker (ex N52056, Tanker B20) on display at the museum in USAAC markings since 25 Oct 1981. It was initially displayed with code R-38 on the fin, but by 1995 this had been changed to BI-24. This aircraft is widely quoted as a B-18B, but that is wrong. A B-18B has a tail boom and a very distinctive bulbous nose which housed the B-18B's MAD gear. This aircraft has a regular B-18 nose and no tail boom, so it is not a B-18B anymore.
Registration / Serial37-29
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der VoetContact
Registration / Serial37-29
Military CodeBI-24
Aircraft Original TypeDouglas B-18 Bolo
Aircraft Generic TypeDouglas B-18/C-58 Bolo
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact
Photo ID2315Submit Correction
View count: 68
Derived from the DC-2, the B-18 competed against the B-17 and even won, although the Flying Fortress was acknowleged to have a lot of potential.
Registration / Serial37-29
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact
Registration / Serial37-29
Military CodeBI-24
Aircraft Original TypeDouglas B-18 Bolo
Aircraft Generic TypeDouglas B-18/C-58 Bolo
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact
Photo ID2315Submit Correction
View count: 68
Derived from the DC-2, the B-18 competed against the B-17 and even won, although the Flying Fortress was acknowleged to have a lot of potential.
Registration / Serial37-29
Aircraft VersionDouglas B-18 Bolo
C/n (msn)1890
Operator / TitlesUSA - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - Castle (KMER / MER)Map
Photo Date18 September 2014
Photo byPeter de JongContact