B-24 LIberator - Witchcraft
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The B-24 Liberator is an American four-engine, twin-tail heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft. It was the most-produced American military aircraft, with 18,493 units made. It was used extensively in World War II in every branch of the American armed forces.
The B-24J Liberator “Witchcraft” entered World War II in April, 1944 and was assigned to the 467th Bomb Group, 790 Bomb Squadron. “Witchcraft” flew an amazing record of 130 combat missions during World War II. The number proudly displayed on its nose art. It has the proud history of always completing her mission, and never had any crewmen injured or killed.
The Collings Foundation currently operates a fully restored B-24 in “Witchcraft” colors, in honor of the veterans of the World War II. It is the only fully authentic B-24J aircraft still flying, the star of the Wings of Freedom Flight Experience Tour that visits over 100 cities nationwide. This Die-cast metal airplane model comes in 1:163 scale with plastic stand.