Beech C-45 Expeditor “Bucket of Bolts”

Beech C-45 Expeditor "Bucket of Bolts"

The Beech C-45 Expeditor “Bucket of Bolts” from the Commemorative Air Force was on tour with FiFi also part of the CAF.  The C-45 is a military transport version of the Beechcraft Model 18, which began production in 1937.  The C-45 was first ordered by the U.S. Army Air Corps for use as a staff transport and was continually modified throughout its 32 year production.  Although 9.338 were produced, only about 250 are still flying.