Inland Empire Wing Riverside, CA

Riverside Municipal Airport
6936 Flight Rd
Riverside, CA 92504

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(951) 312-5236


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    C-53 Skytrooper D-Day Doll More D-Day Doll Info

    It was built at the Douglas factory in Santa Monica, California. It is one of 159 C-53Ds and was delivered to AAF on July 7, 1943. It was assigned to the 434th Troop Carrier Group and was stationed at various locations (Alliance Field, NE, Baer Field, IN, Fullbeck, UK, and Welford Park, UK) before arriving at Royal Air Force (RAF) Aldermaston, UK in march 1944. The 434th TCG consisted of HQ and the 71st to 74th Squadrons. Aircraft 830 was assigned to the 72nd Squadron (CU). The group's D-Day mission was to tow gliders carrying reinforcements to 101st Division troops who had been dropped earlier in the night near Utah Beach. At 0119, June 6, 1944, 52 of the Group's airplanes, each... ...

    The Inland Empire Wing (IEW) was formed as the "Inland Empire Wing" of the CAF. Its hangar is located in Hanger "S" on 6936 Flight Road at the Riverside Municipal Airport in Riverside, California. ? The IEW's hangar and WWII museum currently displays a T-6 Harvard II , an L-4 "Scout", a PT-22 "", and our C-53 Sky Trooper, "D-Day Doll". ? The IEW is a purely volunteer-driven organization. The members and volunteers dedicate their efforts to a variety of local projects, such as the maintenance and restoration of WWII aircraft, memorial flights at special events, contribution of museum displays to educate the public, and providing support and a presence at Southern California air shows.

    The IEW presents monthly member gatherings and Hanger Days, plus annual fund raising events, such as this year's Wheels to Warbirds pancake breakfast and our appearances at air shows around the nation. ? We invite you to join us to share an interest in history, aviation and community education endeavors.

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