What was hot—and what was not—at the 2009 National Championship Air Races.
- By Linda Shiner
- AirSpaceMag.com, September 28, 2009
Dave Hansen’s 1945 Lockheed PV-2 was headed for the Aleutians in World War II but arrived late enough to miss the long bombing runs to the Japanese Kurile Islands. In its postwar career as a cropduster and –sprayer, its gun turret was superfluous, and had been removed. Hansen found and installed a turret, the same type used on Consolidated B-24s.