Joint Service Open House
From a sign near the airplane: "Also known as the "Twin Beech" or "Beech 18" because it was the 18th model produced by Beechcraft Corp. This C-45 is restored in colors of a United Kingdom Royal Air Force liaison aircraft. It has black and white stripes used to distinguish Allied aircraft during the June invasion of France to liberate occupied Europe."
|The airplane's nickname is "Bucket of Bolts"; the internet link below provides more information. You can click on the right-hand picture to enlarge it; use your browser's "back" command to return here.
Specifications, from a sign posted near the airplane:
|Engines||two Pratt & Whitney Wasp Jr.|
|Horsepower||450 hp each|
|Weight||9,000 lbs max|
|Max Speed||240 mph|