Aeroplane Monthly 1976-03
S.Howe - The Confederate Air Force
A bevy of bombers. Left to right, B-25 Mitchell, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-29 Superfortress and B-24 Liberator.
The massive effort expended to put B-29 Superfortress Fifi back into flying condition speaks volumes for the CAF's dedication.
Douglas C-47 Skytrain N491P Buzz Buggy was donated in 1973.
The Grumman FM-2 Wildcat belonging to the Confederate Air Force, N681S, bears the colours of VF-41, flying from USS Ranger.
The Confederate Air Force Goodyear FG1-D Corsair was photographed by Jim Larsen.
Goodyear FG1-D Corsair N-62290, bearing Col Stokes name, is finished in the colours of VF-84, flying from USS Bunker Hill.
One of the Hispano HA-1112s, finished to resemble a Messerschmitt Bf 109.
Junkers Ju 52 N52JU, arrived in 1975.
One of the two Bell Airacobras and Curtiss P-40N Warhawk N1226N formate over Texas.
North American P-51D N2251D is a recent addition.
Three CAF Mustangs and a Thunderbolt line up to have their pictures taken.
Bell P-63 Kingcobra N191H was added to the collection in 1963.
The two-seat Dauntless and Helldiver (nearest).
Lockheed P-38 Lightning N25Y displays its unique lines.
Two of the P-47D Thunderbolts acquired from Peru in 1969
Thunderbolt N47DC has now passed to a Californian owner.
Fieseler Fi-156C Storch N43FS, in desert camouflage.
B-25N Mitchell Shady Lady seen from above. It is flown by the Gulf Coast Wing.