Betty's Dream
B-25J-35-NC SN 45-8835 "Betty's Dream"

B-25J-35-NC SN 45-8835 "Betty's Dream"

History

The B-25J-35-NC SN 45-8835 now flying as "Betty's Dream" was never delivered. She was complete when the Fairfax plant was closed and was delivered directly to the disposal location at Walnut Ridge, Arkansas on October 31, 1945. She was sold on February 28, 1946 to Lodwick Aircraft Industries of Lakeland Florida. In June of 1946, she was sold again to the Eclipse Pioneer Division of the Bendix Aviation Corporation in Teterboro, New Jersey. Her civil registration was assigned as CF-DKU. She was sold again in December of 1972 to Aurora Aviation Ltd. of Edmonton, Alberta who transferred her to Northwestern Air Lease Ltd. of St. Albert, Alberta. She was sold in 1975 to G and M Aircraft Ltd. of St. Albert, Alberta and flew as "Tanker #336". She was removed from service and sold in June of 1994 to C and P Aviation Services of Wayzata, Minnesota. Her registration was changed to the current N5672V in September of 1994. From 1994 to 1999, she underwent restoration work. Her first flight after restoration was in March of 1999. Since restoration, she has flown as "Betty's Dream". She is now owned by the Texas Flying Legends Museum.

  • Model: B-25J-35-NC
  • Serial Number: 45-8834
  • NAA Mfg. Number: 108-47686
  • FAA Registration: N5672V
  • Mfg. Plant: Fairfax - Kansas City, Kansas
  • Completion Date: Mid 1945
  • Delivery Date: N/A
  • Status: Flying
  • Owner: Texas Flying Legends Museum
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Website: http://www.texasflyinglegends.org/
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