Built for USAAF as 44-34761, but not delivered. Converted in 1961 by On Mark Engineering of Van Nuys to Marksman C standard including deeper pressurised fuselage with revised cabin roof. Fitted with 2500 h.p. R-2800 and wingtip tanks. Carried up to 8 executive passengers.
Before BizJets there were these slick beauties. Delivered to the USAAF as 41-39516, this B-26B was acquired by Standard Oil in 1954 and converted by On Mark to a Marksman executive transport. Standard Oil sold it in 1963, and one of the subsequent owners was PFB Enterprises of Akron, Ohio.
Between 04.55 and 10.57, Fairey Aviation overhauled 96 Invaders after service in Europe. 12 went to the French A.F. and the remainder returned to the US for service with National Guard units. 435691 is landing at Ringway after a test flight. It went to the Cuban A.F. as FAEC 919 in 1956.
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.
Trainer/target tug conversion of the Invader after arrival at Fairey Aviation's Ringway facility. It was overhauled and flew on to the USA on 21 July 1957, later being handed over to the French Air Force in December 1959.