N6116X, registered to Charles Nichols on 22May2002
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force in 1945 as 44-86893, struck ff charge in June 1958.
Stored at Davis Monthan AFB, AZ, December 1957-1959.
To Ace Smelting Inc, Phoenix, AZ, May 18, 1959; reg'd as N8196H
Merrill & Richard Wien, Fairbanks, AK, May 19, 1959-1961
Merric Inc, Fairbanks, AK, June 8, 1961-1962. Flown as tanker #5
To Frontier Flying Service of Fairbanks, AK 19May1962-1963
To RJD Company, Fairbanks - 03Feb1963-1967
Next Aero Retardent, also of Fairbanks, reg'd 04Apr67
Donald G. Gilbertson/James Anderson/Aero Retardent, Fairbanks - 01Dec1967-1977
To Pacific Alaska Airlines, also of Fairbanks 13Jun1977-1979
Back to Donald Gilbertson, Fairbanks, 28Aug1979-1982; flew in blue USN scheme as 'Tite Pussy' (!)
To Aero Heritage Inc, Melbourne Australia, June 4, 1982-1985 but at Stockton (CA), restored to airworthy, Stockton 1982-1983
Ferried to Brisbane from USA, 20Dec 1983.
At Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, 1985-1999, reg'd as VH-XXV; flew as A47-31/KO-P
Last flight on 30Nov1987, put into long term storage at Canberra, 1987-late 90s
Yanks Air Museum, Chino, CA, March 1999-2015, reg'd N6116X in May 2002 (shipped from Sydney to USA during March 1999)
Arrived at Chino with minor shipping damage, April 1999.
Restored to airworthy, Chino,CA, f/f 22Jun2002
(last info 2015)
More info on: https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-25/44-86791.html