R5D / Blue AngelItem Number: 329
Douglas R5D Blue Angel airplane model. BuNo 90407 was first allocated to the USAAF as C-54E-15-DO, 44-9137 with C/N 27363. She was delivered to the USN as the R5D-4R, BuNo 90407. She served as the Blue Angels support aircraft in 1956 and after returning to the fleet service became a C-54Q when designations standardized in 1962.
After serving the Navy she was acquired for civilian service and carried two civil designations, first N67038 then later N51848.
She was impounded by DEA and then donated to Castle AFB Museum in California, where it is displayed as Navy 90407.
Mahogany wood. Wingspan 18 inches, Length 14 inches.