Centex Wing San Marcos, TX
1841 Airport Rd
San Marcos, TX 78666
B-25 Mitchell Yellow Rose More Yellow Rose InfoThe “Yellow Rose”, the christened name of the vintage B-25J Mitchell WWII bomber, is once again touring the American skies. The bomber is completely restored to its wartime capabilities and is operated by the Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing. It is one of the flying museum pieces belonging to the organization’s “Ghost Squadron” aircraft collection. After four years, the aircraft was lovingly restored to WWII condition by members of the Central Texas Wing and donated to the CAF in 1981. Literally thousands of man hours were donated over the four year period by the members of the Yellow Rose Squadron in order to bring the Rose back into full operational readiness. The restoration... ...
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The Central Texas Wing hangar houses six CAF aircraft for which the Wing has maintenance and restoration responsibility: a very-rare flying P-39Q Bell Airacobra, a rare flying P-63F Kingcobra undergoing restoration, the B-25J Yellow Rose, a replica Kate #310 from the movies Tora, Tora, Tora and Pearl Harbor, a BT-13 Valiant undergoing a frame up restoration and a U-3A Administrator.
Other aircraft in the hangar are privately owned by CAF members, and used to support the missions of the CAF. Among these are 4 AT-6 Texan types, a Japanese Zero replica, built for the movie Tora, Tora, Tora, a Chinese-built CJ-6A trainer, the Beech T-34A “Mentor”, and a Lockheed T-33 "Shooting Star" jet trainer.