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    Airframe Family: North American B-25/PBJ Mitchell
    Latest Model:TB-25J Mitchell
    Last Military Serial:541 FABo
    Construction Number:108-47479
    Last Civil Registration:N25NA
    Latest Owner or Location:Oklahoma Museum of Flying / Doc Hisey Private Collection, Wiley Post Airport, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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    Dates

    Event

    Circa April 1945

    Constructed as a B-25J.

    Circa April 1945

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Army Air Force with s/n 44-86725.

    Circa 1946

    Redesignated as TB-25J.

    28 November 1951

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Royal Canadian Air Force with s/n 5224.
    Not immediately accepted by the RCAF.

    25 January 1952

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Royal Canadian Air Force with s/n 5243.
    Delivered to the RCAF.

    To Canadian Crown Assets with c/r N92899.

    October 1963

    To Woods Body Shop / Columbus L. Woods, Lewiston, NY.

    October 1963

    To Bellomy Aviation, Miami, FL.

    December 1963

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Fuerza Aerea Venezolana with s/n 5880.

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Fuerza Aerea Boliviana with s/n 541.

    Became a gate guardian at La Paz, Bolivia.

    July 1984

    To C. A. Bird.

    May 1985

    To Doan Helicopter Inc / Harry S. Doan, New Smyrna Beach, FL.

    23 March 1987

    Certificate of airworthiness for NL25NA (B-25J, 44-86725) issued.

    2 April 1987

    Ferry flight.
    Delivered from La Paz, Bolivia, with a forced landing in swamp, Titusville, FL.

    2 April 1987

    Involved in an incident.
    Summarized NTSB narrative from report number MIA87LA125: Incident occurred at Titusville, FL. There were no fatalities. The pilot stated that he was in the vicinity of melbourne fl when the right engine failed. He secured the right engine and turned back towards new smyrna beach, but as he was nearing tico airport the left engine also failed. The pilot, realizing he was not going to make the airport, elected to land in a pond next to i-95 near titusville, fl...
    For a complete description of the event read the NTSB Report.

    1988

    Restoration started.

    30 October 1992

    To unknown owner.
    Sold partially restored at Doan Auction to Air Power Ltd, Hillsboro, OR.

    From April 1993 to 1995

    To Stallion AIrcraft Inc, Bensenville, IL.

    Restored.
    Operated by Jack Rogers/Air Classics Aviation Museum, Chicago-DuPage Airport.

    24 April 1993


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: Just arrived at DuPage Airport, West Chicago, IL (35mm slide)

    24 April 1993


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: Just arrived at DuPage Airport, West Chicago, IL (35mm slide)

    12 June 1993


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: Departing Runway 10 at DuPage Airport, West Chicago, IL (35mm slide)

    12 June 1993


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: Departing Runway 10 at DuPage Airport, West Chicago, IL (35mm slide)

    22 July 1994


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At DuPage Airport, West Chicago, IL (35mm slide)

    22 July 1994


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At DuPage Airport, West Chicago, IL (35mm slide)

    13 June 1995

    Jack Rogers perished in plane crash. As part of the estate N25NA was put up for sale.

    November 1996

    To Jim Morgan with c/r N25NA.

    Loaned to Evergreen Air Museum, MC Minnville, OR.

    6 May 1997

    To JDM Family Limited Partnership, Aumsville, OR.

    Markings Applied: Super Rabbit, 486725

    25 March 2009

    To Classic Wings Inc, Westlake Village, CA.

    22 August 2011

    To Wirraway Aviation, Los Angeles, CA.

    Circa 2012

    Restoration started.
    To be restored to airworthy condition and delivered to Wirraway Air Museum, Beaudesert, Australia.

    16 May 2013

    To Hisey Aviation Llc, Oklahoma City, OK.

    Based at Oklahoma Museum of Flying / Doc Hisey Private Collection, Wiley Post Airport, Oklahoma City, OK.
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    Markings Applied: Super Rabbit

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    Federal Aviation Administration in the United States of America
    National Transportation Safety Board
    United States Military Services Serial Number Lists by Joe Baugher
    Warbird Registry by Scott Rose

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