North American B-25J “Pacific Prowler” – N1042B

Serial #: 44-30823
Construction #:
108-34098
Civil Registry:
N1042B
Model(s):
B-25J
TB-25J
VB-25J
VB-25N
Name: Pacific Prowler
Status: Airworthy
Last Info: 2005
History:
Ralph Richardson, Yakima, WA, 1958.
– Registered as N1042B.
– Purchased damaged from USAF for $835.
— Aircraft had been damaged during gear-up landing.
Earnest Lee & Arb Osen, Yakima, WA, Oct. 1958.
Wenatchee Air Service Inc, Wenatchee, WA, Dec. 1958-1962.
Tallmantz Aviation, Santa Ana, CA, May 17, 1962-1985.
– Fitted with camera nose for use as camera ship.
– Used in movie “Catch 22”, 1968-1969.
Dennis M. Sherman/Sherman Aircraft Sales, West Palm Beach, FL, 1985-1987.
Dean Martin/Consolidated Aviation Enterprises, Burlington, VT, Nov. 1987-1989.
Universal Aviation Corp, Dover, DE, Mar. 1989-1992.
– Operated by Aces High Ltd, North Weald, UK, Apr. 9, 1988-1995.
— Flew as 430823/69/Dolly.
World Jet Inc, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jan. 30, 1995-2002.
– Camera nose replaced by glasshouse nose, Kissimee, FL, 1996.
– Flew as “Girls Rule”.
– Operated by John Lister, San Antonio, TX, 2000-2002.
— Flown as “Top Secret”.
Jim Terry, Aug. 2003-2004
– Flown as “Pacific Prowler”.

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