USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Hot Pants
C-47

20th Combat Mapping Squadron



Nose art painted by
Cpl Al G MERKLING
20th Combat Mapping Squadron
Nadzab, New Guinea

Hot Pants

This was one of two C-47 transport aircraft painted by Al Merkling but its full identity is not yet known. Some sources give the tail number as #997. If you have any knowledge which may help to identify this aircraft please make contact.





 
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© Ray Bowden 22 July 2024