Fagen Fighters WWII Museum Adds Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero

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Fagen Fighters WWII Museum announced on June 4th that it had acquired Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero c/n 3858, N553TT. Rebuilt in the 1990s for the Santa Monica Museum of Flying and powered by a P&W R-1830, the aircraft was featured in the movie Pearl Harbor and had last been owned by Japanese businessman Masahide Ishizuka. N553TT was flown briefly in Japan in 2016 and again for an extended stay in 2017. One of only five flyable Zeros, it is currently at the Planes of Fame Air Museum at Chino, California, to undergo an extensive annual before being flown to its new home.


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