Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
North American B-25H 'Mitchell'

The North American B-25 was one of the most outstanding bombers used during World War II. The "Mitchell" served on every front, with the U.S. Army Air Force, U.S. Navy and the Air Forces of many major powers, including England, France, China and the Soviet Union (Lend Lease).

It is perhaps the most famous as the aircraft used by Jimmy Doolittle for the first raid over Tokyo. During the war it was used as a low and medium level bomber, anti-submarine patrol plane, and staff transport.

The "H" model has the distinction of being the most heavily armed aircraft used by the allies in WWII. It had a 75 mm cannon in the nose, eight forward firing .50 caliber machine guns, and six other .50 caliber machine guns in the dorsal, waist and tail turrets.

Nearly 11,000 Mitchells were built between 1940 and 1945. The last B-25 in U.S. Air Force service was retired in 1960.

This plane is not currently on display.

Specifications

Length: 51'
Wingspan: 67' 7"
Height: 15' 9"
Empty Weight: 19,600 lbs.
Gross Weight: 33,500 lbs.
Cruise Speed: 248 mph
Maximum Speed: 275 mph
Range: 1,350 miles
Service Ceiling: 24,800'
Powerplant: 2 X Wright R-2600-13 Turbo-supercharged Radial
Year: 1943
Location: Storage Building
 
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