C-119 'Flying Boxcar' by junge1 ()
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This C-119 is at the Buckeye Municipal Airport, Arizona. It was flown in in 2016 and is awaiting restoration to flying condition. This picture was taken on 10 February 2019, Sig...
Image Comments (13)
T.Rex () 1:56PM | Fri, 15 February 2019
Nice view - we get to see the box shape alright. But, you say it was flown in, then is to be restored to flying condition. Oops - seems a bit of a contradiction here. Gave me a bit of a laugh. Any chance of a photo of the inside? Keep up the good work. :-)
junge1 () 11:06PM | Fri, 15 February 2019
@T.Rex: I should have been more specific. It was flown in to the Buckeye Municipil Airport in 2016, but it was not in the original condition. For instance, this picture shows t with three-bladed props, it should have four-bladed props. There are many other parts that make it flyable, but the idea is to restore it to factory specs,
Richardphotos () 6:56AM | Sat, 16 February 2019
the museum at Grand Canyon flew a "Connie" to Chino for restoration. they had another airport lined up on the route just in case. I have not seen one of these in person
blinkings () 7:12AM | Sat, 16 February 2019
What a great old gal. I reckon they might have been the inspiration for Thunderbird Two!