|This photo shows an A-28 "Hudson" made by Lockheed. This aircraft was flown by the 9th Anti-submarine Squadron while stationed in Miami. The 9th AS became the 486th
The Hudson served as the platform for the "Lodestar", a civilian transport, after the war.
The aircraft behind the Hudson is a Cessna UC-78 "Bobcat". This aircraft was dubbed the "Bamboo Bomber" by the pilots who flew them, and was one of the aircraft featured in the popular television series "Sky King".
Photo courtesy of Brian Kostel.
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