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Castle C-119 in the California Sun

25 May 2012

Castle C-119 in the California Sun

37º 22′ 08″ N / 120º 34′ 41″ W

This Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar stands worn but proud at the Castle Air Museum with plenty of room to walkaround and study her lines.

Left side view in a grey and whiter livery — photo by Joseph May

Viewpoint as if from a C-119 wingman — photo by Joseph May

Head on aspect of this Flying Boxcar — photo by Joseph May

The flight crew had unusually good visibility for such a large aircraft, important for ground operations on unimproved fields — photo by Joseph May

Flying Boxcar cockpits could have held dances as compared to the usual military cockpit — photo by Joseph May

Wide angle perspective of the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar at the Castle Air Museum — photo by Joseph May

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