Devil Dog
B-25J-30-NC SN 44-86758 "Devil Dog"

B-25J-30-NC SN 44-86758 "Devil Dog"


The B-25J-30-NC SN 44-86758 now flying as "Devil Dog" was delivered on June 26, 1945. She was originally placed into storage at a satellite field of Mather Army Air Field, California. In August of 1945, she was moved to storage in Smoky Hill, Kansas. By September of 1945, she would be placed in storage in Independence, Missouri. In August of 1947 she was moved to Pyote, Texas. She was removed from storage in June of 1951 and modified for maintenance before being sent to Culver Field, California for conversion to a TB-25K. Her first assignment was to James Connally Air Force Base, Texas for use at the radar intercept training facility. In December of 1957, she was flown back to storage. The following summary of assignments are listed on her record card:

Base Assignments

Date Location Notes
06/28/1945 Mather Field, CA Storage
08/11/1945 Smoky Hill, KS Storage
09/04/1945 Independence AAF, MO 4185 Base Unit, Storage
08/17/1947 Pyote AAB, AL 4141 Base Unit, Storage
06/07/1951 Brookley AFB, AL Maintenance
12/12/1951 Culver Field, CA Conversion to TB-25K
05/02/1952 Connaly AFB, TX 3565 Basic Training Wing
10/17/1954 Birmingham, AL Maintenance
05/02/1955 Connaly AFB, TX 3565 Basic Training Wing
12/1957 Davis Monthan AFB, AZ Storage
01/1958 Davis Monthan AFB, AZ Surplus

In April of 1958, she was sold to Arrow Sales of North Hollywood, California. Her registration was assigned as N9643C. In August of 1958, she was sold to H. H. Coffield of Rockdale, Texas. Mr. Coffield had purchased at least five B-25s for a planned air cargo service. One of two that were converted for service, she had the K nose removed and replaced with a solid nose. Between 1961 and 1965, she was used to transport cargo. She was again sold in February of 1976 to W. A. Wooten and V. E. Thorpe of Harlingen, Texas. Her first flight after restoration was July of 1981. In August of 1991, she was transferred to the American Airpower Heritage Museum. In November of 2001, she was damaged during a landing accident at Lancaster, Texas. Damage to the starboard wing, propeller and engine sustained damage that was repaired. By 2009, she was grounded in need of restoration. Major work was completed. During 2016 winter maintenance, she received a new coat of paint.

  • Model: B-25J-30-NC
  • Serial Number: 44-86758
  • NAA Mfg. Number: 108-47512
  • FAA Registration: N9643C
  • Mfg. Plant: Fairfax - Kansas City, Kansas
  • Completion Date: June 26, 1945
  • Delivery Date: June 26, 1945
  • Status: Flying
  • Owner: Commemorative Air Force, Devil Dog Squadron
  • Location: Georgetown, Texas
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This page represents the most current information we have on this aircraft. The information above was last updated 01/2018 with information provided by Bob Haney. Our goal is to have the most current and correct information possible. If you have any information about this aircraft not listed here or see anything posted in error, please contact the B-25 History Project so we may update our records.