Aero Trader B-25
Scholl's original airplane purchased in 1976. Now operated by Tim Savage
and flown with 38th Bomb Group "Green Dragons" paint scheme.
N7674: Purchased by
Scholl and Ritzman from Bob Sturges in 1978. After later sale,
reportedly crashed in
N9856C: Ted Itano purchased ex-Catch 22
B-25 in 1971 and, years later, Aero Trader worked out an agreement to
maintain the B-25 in return for flight privileges. Purchased by Carl
Scholl, Tony Ritzman and Bruce Graham in 2005. Still flies as Pacific
N5548N: Only flying B-25H cannon nose in
existence, prepped by Aero Trader for ferry flight to Springfield, IL for
restoration after years of inactivity in Chicago area. Later moved to
Rockford, IL and restored by the Weary Warriors Squadron. Now flies as
N3442G: Derelict B-25J
purchased by Joe Davis when located in Papillion, NB. Prepped for ferry
flight to California after 23 years of inactivity. Later sold and now in
storage at Rialto, CA.
N10564: Ex-Catch 22
aircraft last operated by John Marshall of Ocala, FL. Extensive
restoration work and interior equipment installation performed by Aero
Trader in Florida. Flown as Carol Jean. Now on display at the
National Air and Space Museum annex at BWI airport.
in a semi-derelict condition from Turlock, California, and later sold to
Wiley Sanders. Sold to Hans Lauridsen and on display at AZ CAF hangar in
Mesa, AZ. Flies as Old Grey
N8195H: Initial mechanical work was
completed for Mike Pupich at Borrego Springs to get this B-25J
re-licensed. Now flies as Heavenly Body.
N2825B: The oldest known B-25 in
existence (Ship number 4). Aero Trader has done substantial work on this B-25 for several
owners, including the addition of a glass nose, reworked fuel system, and
cockpit work. Owned by Jeff Clyman. Now flies as Miss Hap.
N898BW: Airframe obtained from the
Coffield estate in 1983 and stored at Borrego Springs until purchased by
Binary Warriors. Basic restoration by Tom Reilly with selected work
by Aero Trader. Owned by Tri-State Warbird Museum in Batavia, OH. Now flies as
N88972: Mechanical and restorative work
including new engines, props, interior finishing, glass, and turret done
for Steven Grey's Fighter Collection in Duxford, England. Sold to Flying
Heritage Collection and in storage in the UK.
N201L: Maintenance and restoration
work done by Aero Trader. Sold to Ted Melsheimer of Carson City, NV. Now
flies as Tootsie.
N7687C: Pride and joy of
Aero Trader's efforts, this 81 mission combat veteran B-25 was completed
for the Cavanaugh Air Museum and ultimately won the Warbird Grand Champion
award at Oshkosh in 1995. Now flies as How Boot
N5672V: Former Bendix Aviation Test aircraft,
ex-Canadian air tanker, extensive authentic restoration completed for
C&P Aviation in Blaine, MN. Now flies as Betty's
N25NA: Ferried from Rockford, IL to
Chino for owner Jim Morgan of Salem, OR. Extensive maintenance including one engine
change and returned to airworthy condition. Now flies as Super Rabbit.
N345BG: Re-licensed and returned to airworthy
status for Dave Wheaton of Sand Springs, OK. Now flies as Martha
N1943J: Extensive authentic restoration
completed for Kermit Weeks, located at Kermit's "Fantasy Of
Flight" attraction in Polk City, FL. Now flies as Apache
N3476G: Extensive Maintenance work accomplished
including engine repairs and wing pull for Collings Foundation. Now flies
Other Aero Trader
N100CV: F4U-5 Corsair, restored
to airworthy condition for Glen Hyde of Roanoke, TX. Judged Best Navy
Fighter at Oshkosh 1987. Now with USMC Air and Ground
N878M: Hawker MK 11 Sea Fury, assembled for Jim Mott
from pieces and modified with a Bristol Centarus 175 Transport engine for
N4367L: Folland GNAT T, fully restored and
upgraded to American instruments and avionics for Glen Hyde and DAC
International. Included functional ejection seats.
Hawker MK T20 Sea Fury, fully restored with original Centarus MK 18 engine
and Rotol 5 blade prop. Major avionics and instrumentation upgrades
including S-Tec 50 autopilot.
N4601U: Antonov AN-2,
imported from China in a container for Kermit Weeks. Fully reassembled and
licensed. Now located at Fantasy of Flight in Polk City,
N140AG: North American T-28C, restored to original
configuration for Al Grant of Reno, NV. Judged Best T-28 at Oshkosh 1991.
N83AW: North American T-28B, restored to original
configuration for Boyce Thelen of Lincoln, CA. Extensive avionics and
equipment upgrades including S-Tec 50
N4297J: Martin B-26 Marauder, last
flying example of infamous WWII medium bomber, restored to airworthy
condition for Kermit Weeks. Now located at Fantasy of Flight in Polk City,
N7705C: Douglas A-26C, restored to original bomber
configuration from executive transport for Richard Nivo of Holland. Judged
Best Bomber at Oshkosh 1998, then flown to Holland via Canada and