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Aircraft History
Built by Martin as a model 139W, the export version of the B-10 bomber. During 1938, sold to to Argentina and operated by their military. After being retired from flying service, this aircraft was used for training. This aircraft was last used as training tool for Argentine engineering students at Jorge Newberry National School of Technical Education, No. 1 in Buenos Aires. During 1970, Argentina government donated the bomber to as a gift for the USAF Museum.

Restoration
During 1973-1976, this B-10 was restored by the 96th Maintenance Squadron (Mobile), Air Force Reserve, at Kelly Air Force Base in Texas.

Display
Displayed at the USAF Museum, in the markings of U. S. Army Air Force B-10 nose number 146, used during a 1934 on a flight from Bolling Field, Washington, D.C. to Fairbanks, Alaska and back for a 8,290 mile round trip.

References
National Museum of the US Air Force - Martin B-10 - Fact Sheet

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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