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P-40-E-1 Yanks Air Museum – N40245

Yanks Air Museum

P-40E-1  N40245 c/n 15208

Serial Number 1038 Type Registration Co-Owned

Manufacturer Name CURTISS WRIGHT Certificate Issue Date 08/20/1996

Model P-40E Status Valid

Type Aircraft Fixed Wing Single-Engine Type Engine Reciprocating

Pending Number Change None Dealer No

Date Change Authorized None Mode S Code 51133421

MFR Year None Fractional Owner NO

Registered Owner

Name NICHOLS CHARLES F TRUSTEE

Street 13470 DALEWOOD ST

City BALDWIN PARK State CALIFORNIA

County LOS ANGELES Zip Code 91706-5834

Country UNITED STATES

Airworthiness

Engine Manufacturer ALLISON Classification Experimental

Engine Model V1710 SERIES Category Exhibition

A/W Date 06/06/1988

P-51A Chino Air Museum – N90358

Yanks Air Museum, Chino California

Serial Number 436274 Type Registration Co-Owned

Manufacturer Name NORTH AMERICAN-NICHOLS Certificate Issue Date 08/06/1996

Model P-51A Status Valid

Type Aircraft Fixed Wing Single-Engine Type Engine Reciprocating

Pending Number Change None Dealer No

Date Change Authorized None Mode S Code 53076571

MFR Year None Fractional Owner NO

Registered Owner

Name NICHOLS CHARLES F

Street 13470 DALEWOOD ST

City BALDWIN PARK State CALIFORNIA

County LOS ANGELES Zip Code 91706-5834

Country UNITED STATES

Airworthiness

Engine Manufacturer Unknown Classification Unknown

Engine Model Unknown Category None

A/W Date None

Fly the Fortress! April 2 – 4, KDVT Deer Valley, AZ

Once again the EAA B-17 Aluminum Overcast is on display at Deer Valley AirPort KDVT, April 2-4 2010. Thanks go out to the good people at Cutter Aviation Deer Valley.http://www.cutteraviation.com/ I called the Desk and asked if I could get out on the ramp early to get some shots with no people in the frame. The friendly Profesionals at Cutter made every effort to accommadate me. I thank you again.

EAA is offering historic flight experiences in its beautifully restored B-17G Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast.http://www.b17.org/” This aircraft is an example of the American heavy bomber that helped turn the tide of battle in World War II. Fly a mission back in time and feel the might of this magnificent aircraft, just as those brave young men did more than 50 years ago.

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Soviet Yakolev Yak-11 “Maniyak” Reno Racer – N18AW

One of the highlights of the recent MCAS Yuma  air show, was the chance to meet Bill and Julie Lewallen. Bill and his wife brought out this beautiful YAK 11 named “MANIYAK” to Yuma. The aircraft is based out of Pinal County, AZ. Both Bill and his wife are super nice people and very receptive to our requests to get all the great shots we needed.  Bill explained this aircraft was a single seat and was converted to dual control a few years ago. The aircraft is a 10 +++ plus in terms of quality of restoration to a racer. The cockpit is roomy and very comfortable, with a very modern feel.  The aircraft has been test flown to 450mph, making it a true unlimited contender.  We hope to photograph this aircraft again at it‘s home base in AZ, and conduct a full interview with Bill about the history of this wonderful aircraft.

Serial Number 25-III-20
MFR Year 1954
Engine Model P&W R-1830-94M2

The Yakovlev Yak-11 (NATO reporting name: “Moose”, Russian: Як-11) was a trainer aircraft used by the Soviet Air Force and other Soviet-influenced air forces from 1947 until 1962.
The Yak-11 design was based in large part on the successful Yak-3 fighter, and became the Soviet Air Force’s most widely used trainer aircraft. It has sometimes been equated in importance with the T-6 Texan.

Powerplant: Shvetsov ASh-21 air-cooled radial piston engine, 521 kW (700 hp)

More Pictures  http://warbirddepot.com/aircraft_fighters_yak11-lewallen.asp