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Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar


The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar (Navy and Marine Corps designation R4Q) was an American military transport aircraft developed from the World War II-era ...

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Oct 25, 2008 ... Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar history segment from the documentary, " Hagerstown-Remembering Our Aviation History" www.

Fairchild C-119 "Boxcar" - Ruud Leeuw


The first "Flying Boxcar" was designated the XC-82B, and looked like a C-119. They decided to solve the power problems in the new airplane, so it had P&W ...

Warbird Alley: Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar


Fairchild C-119 "Jet-Pack" version, N5216R, operated by. Hawkins and Powers Aviation, Greybull, Wyoming, USA. (Photo source unknown. Please contact us if ...

A giant transport of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Combat Cargo Command roars in for a landing at an advanced airfield somewhere in Korea. This plane carries a load of seven and a half tons -- 15,000 pounds. The rear doors were taken off the transport prior to the miss... More »
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the purpose of this website is to tell a few of the many stories of the C-119 Flying Boxcar, especially those stories of the civilian operators in Alaska. We also ...

Aircraft History of the C-119 | MotoArt


C-119 Flying Boxcar. For one reason or another airplanes have been given nicknames that stick with them through the ages. Whether it is a distinguishing look ...

C119 Flying Boxcar for "Flight of the Phoenix"


The Fairchild C119 "Flying Boxcar" was developed during WWII as the C82. Intended as a multipurpose troop carrier, paratrooper and cargo plane that could be ...

Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar - Paratroop and Supplies Transport ...


Jul 6, 2010 ... Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar - The C-119 proved to be a tremendous post-war performer in the transport and gunship roles.

Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar Photos | Airplane-Pictures.net


Airplane-Pictures.net: Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar images.

Popular Q&A
Q: How to Identify the C-119 Flying Boxcar.
A: 1. Remember the name is uniquely descriptive. The C-119 looks remarkably similar to a railroad boxcar with wings. 2. Note the single engine mounted on each wing... Read More »
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Q: Aside from transport duties what duty did the C-119 Flying Boxcar...
A: Drop napalm bombs. Under operation SNOWBALL C-119s were modified to drop 55-gallon drums of napalm on ground targets. The C-119 pilots performed gallantly and o... Read More »
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Q: What is the Flying Boxcar?
A: The Flying Boxcar, introduced in 1947, was a plane manufactured by Fairchild for the military. It was a cargo troop carrier used extensively during the Korean W... Read More »
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Fairchild C-119F Flying Boxcar - YouTube


Dec 29, 2009 ... John Reffett Fairchild C-119F Flying Boxcar N1394N fires up both engines at Palmer airport Alaska. (June 2003) and goes for a short taxi run ...

C-119G Flying Boxcar - Air Mobility Command Museum


The C-119 Flying Boxcar, developed from the Fairchild C-82 Packet, was a twin- engine, twin-boom, twin-tail transport designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter ...