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42-100591 - 'TICO Belle' - early morning during 2013 Valiant Air Command Warbird Airshow - TICO is an amalgam of TItusville COcoa Airport, the previous name of her home field - currently the Space Coast Regional Airport, Titusville, FL

Connections

Units

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

  • 84th Troop Carrier Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-100591

    C-47 Skytrain
    To Norwegian AF as 2100591, then to Danish AF Aug 1956 as 68-684, later K-684, then to civil registry as N3239T. Owned and operated by the Valiant Air Command Museum, Titusville, FL; named the "Tico Belle". The aircraft was damaged Jul 9, 2001 in...

Locations

  • Ramsbury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 21:44:48 jaxticotribute Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

Mission Detroit Orders - June 1944 - Formation Position #50

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 21:40:27 jaxticotribute Created entry with caption
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