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Consolidated B-24 Liberator (N224J)

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Witchcraft makes her entrance to RDU on 10/19/17 for a Collings Foundation fly-in.

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Leon Kay
Just in time for Halloween!
marylou anderson
very be-Witching!
VAIDES RADU SORIN
Great photo !!!
Savannah FordPhoto Uploader
Thanks! I believe that gentleman has the best seat in the house...
John Wallach
Also made by Ford and engines by Studebaker.
john cook
gota love those old Studeies.
They made Jeeps too!
cliff731
Au contraire, John Wallach and John Cook...

Studebaker built 63,789 Wright R-1820 Cyclone single row radial engines for the B-17 at the Chippewa Avenue facility it operated in South Bend. The B-24 used a double row Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp engine, which Studebaker never held a wartime contract to manufacture.

Neither did Studebaker manufacture any WWII Jeeps. Willys and Ford built Jeeps, with Bantam building a lesser number of the early version of the Jeep.

Studebaker did, however, manufacture 197,678 of their US6/M-16 2-1/2 ton trucks for the war effort. Also, Studebaker designed and manufactured the tracked M29 Weasel for the U.S. military in WWII, producing 15,124 of these in its main South Bend, Indiana manufacturing plant.
Al Miller
A local radio personality is fond of saying:

"You learn more here by accident than elsewhere by design"

Reading FlightAwre comments is certainly the same!!
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17-Oct-2018 UnknownStafford Rgnl ()Shenandoah Valley Rgnl () 01:09PM EDT 01:43PM EDT 0:33
16-Oct-2018 UnknownStafford Rgnl ()Stafford Rgnl () 05:03PM EDT 05:22PM EDT 0:18
15-Oct-2018 UnknownStafford Rgnl ()Stafford Rgnl () 05:04PM EDT 05:23PM EDT 0:18
15-Oct-2018 UnknownCarroll Co Rgnl ()Stafford Rgnl () 02:12PM EDT 03:04PM EDT 0:52
14-Oct-2018 UnknownCarroll Co Rgnl ()Carroll Co Rgnl () 04:55PM EDT 05:20PM EDT 0:24
13-Oct-2018 UnknownCarroll Co Rgnl ()Carroll Co Rgnl () 04:49PM EDT 05:24PM EDT 0:35
12-Oct-2018 UnknownFrederick Muni ()Carroll Co Rgnl () 02:03PM EDT 02:16PM EDT 0:13
12-Oct-2018 UnknownFrederick Muni ()Frederick Muni () 09:18AM EDT 09:45AM EDT 0:26
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