1988 - Don Crowe of Victoria, BC purchased the plane and repainted it in the WWII livery of the 319th Bomb Group based in Okinawa, Japan in 1945 with a blue tail and a large number 13 on the tail.  A "C" model glass nose was reinstalled.

1990 - Dennis Hamilton of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mt. Hope, Ontario bought the plane.

1999 - David Lane of Poway, CA purchased 313 and registered the plane back in the USA as N119DR.  He changed the tail number to 19.

2011 - Black Crow Aviation - Steve Penning and Phil Gattuso purchased 313 and flew the plane to Santa Rosa, CA on July 26, 2011. 


Steve and Phil would like to thank the following people for help getting 313 airworthy for the ferry flight to Santa Rosa and for helping restore the plane thru 2017:

Dale Miller         Kent Long      Bruce Etchell      Clay Gattuso      Sam Penning      Lori Penning     Dave DeWitt

Joe Gattuso       Paul Penning      David Lane      Kevin Eldridge    Gina Gattuso      Chuck Sweeney    Ken Mumford

Andrew Begley    Jack Bazler       Darcy Hankins      Tom Whitmore         Aero Trader, Chino Ted Holgerson - California Airframe