( Image by Cavflight.org)

( Image by Scott Slocum for Cavflight.org)

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum’s Skyraider is leaving today to join FIFI on the B29/B24 Squadron Florida tour. The Skyrider will be at Lakeland, FL tomorrow and Thursday, then on to Titusville, FL for the TICO Airshow this weekend. The museum’s AD-5 Skyrider , Bureau No. 135152 was delivered to the United States Navy in 1955. It served with Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron Twelve (VAW 12) from November 1956 through December 1960. The next assignment was with Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron Eleven (VAW 11) from May 1961 through November 1962. It was retired from Navy Service in 1963. In 2008, the Cavanaugh Flight Museum added 135152 to its collection. The paint scheme is representative of AD-5s serving in the United States Navy ( Source Cavflight.com). If you are interested to to book a ride while she is in florida call 972-380-8800×100 or go online at www.cavflight.com for more information.

4 Comments

  1. Frank Muretta says:

    Will Skywriter and Fifi be at Reading Pa. @ the Mid-Alantic air museum WW2 weekend? In June

  2. Douglas Cook says:

    What’s your closest event to New England ?
    Do you have a list and dates for your events ?
    Thanks,
    Doug

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