USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Texas Queen


Texas Queen Photo courtesy: Brian Bender
Photo courtesy: Brian Bender

This C47-lookalike is actually a C-53 Skytrooper, a wartime survivor that is believed to have been assigned to 440th Troop carrier group initially but later stationed in Germany after hostilities had ceased with Air Transport Command. In the cockpit is LtCol Edward Bynum.


© Ray Bowden 16 August 2022