The North American B-25 "Mitchell" Bomber
was one of the most versatile and widely used aircraft and considered the best medium bomber of the Second World War. Over 11,000 were produced with a wide number of variations and armament configurations.
"Briefing Time", a B-25J, was built at North American's Kansas City plant and delivered to the 12th Air Force, 57th Bomb Wing, 340th Bomb Group, 489th Bomb Squadron and served in the North African and Italian campaigns.
The Mid Atlantic Air Museum's B-25 was owned by Tallmantz Studios, famous for supplying aircraft and stunt pilots to the moveie industry, and served as support aircraft for Around the World in 80 Days and other movies. It appeared as tail # 6C in Catch 22 and its last movie role was the miniseries War & Remembrance.