Lady Luck
B-25J-35-NC SN 45-8884 "Lady Luck"

B-25J-35-NC SN 45-8884 "Lady Luck"

History

The B-25J-35-NC SN 45-8884 now flying as "Lady Luck" was complete when the Fairfax plant was closed and was delivered directly to the disposal location at Altus, Oklahoma in October of 1945. In December of 1946, she was added to the United States Army Air Force inventory. She was then flown to storage in Pyote, Texas. In October of 1947, she was removed from storage and assigned to a base unit at Kelly Field, Texas. In 1953, she was assigned to Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, DC. In October of 1958, she was sold to Jack Lysdale from St. Paul, Minnesota. Her first civil registration was assigned as N3156G. In October of 1967, she was transferred to John M. Larsen of Minneapolis, Minnesota. In May of 1978, she was sold to Jerry Janes of Vancouver, British Columbia. By October of 1979, she was sold to Custom Welding and Fabricating of Mooringsport, Louisiana. She was sold in June of 1980 to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and her registration was changed to C-GCWJ. She was used in a Disney Circle-Vision project during 1984 in Tahiti. She was sold in August of 1985 to Courtesy Aircraft of Rockford, Illinois. Her civil registration was assigned to the current N5833B. She was immediately sold to Randal Porter and David Brady of Cartersville Georgia. She was flown as "Georgia Girl". They sold her to C & P Aviation Services in August of 1993.

  • Model: B-25J-35-NC
  • Serial Number: 45-8884
  • NAA Mfg. Number: 108-47735
  • FAA Registration: N5833B
  • Mfg. Plant: Fairfax - Kansas City, Kansas
  • Completion Date: Mid 1945
  • Delivery Date: December 1946
  • Status: Flying
  • Owner: C & P Aviation Services
  • Location: Blaine, Minnesota
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  • Notable info: She was used in a Disney Circle-Vision project during 1984 in Tahiti.

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