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Some images from my collection - Photographer's name © and date when known

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Another of my favourite aircraft - I have quite a few.
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N141Z Beech E18S Expeditor (BA-178) of the USFS at their Illinois Valley, Oregon base. This Beech was JATO equipped! xxxxxxxxxxxxPhoto: Neil Aird © 05 September 1966
More every day

60 left to be added

23 others after those!

Research data extracted from Geoff Goodall's great website - just abbreviated history here - for greater detail, check out Geoff's: Beech 18 Production
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N643B Beech D18S (A-553) of Cherokee Air Lines.

Photo: Unknown photographer © c.1960 to 1970 Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

N40511 Beech D18S (A-512) Argosy Air Lines.

Photo: Daniel Ruhier © 28 August 1975 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

Ex: N8605A; N370; N75200; N40511.

N165WP Beech D18S (A-469) at London / Gatwick - EGKK, United Kingdom. "Miss GLOMAR-ETTE".

Photo: Daniel Ruhier © 25 September 1968 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

Ex: NC477B; N50L; N165WP.

MM61672CR-32 Beech C-45G (8204) of Italian Air Force / Aeronautica Militaire , at Naples - LIRN, Italy.

Photo: Georgio Salerno © March 1968 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

Ex: 44-86945; KN119; 44-86945; MM61672.

44659 / 59 Beech JRB-4 Navigator (8590) of Fench Navy - Aéronaval at Pau, France.

Photo: Unknown photpgrapher © April 1968 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

Ex: 44-87331; Bu44659; 44659.x

MM61641 / RR-22 Beech C-45G Expeditor (8294) of Italian Air Force / Aeronautica Militaire , at Naples - LIRN, Italy.

Photo: Georgio Salerno © March 1968 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

Ex: 44-87025; MM61641.

51291 Beech UC-45J Expeditor (5618) of United States Navy, based at Dahlgren NAS., Virginia.

Photo: via Bo-Göran Lundkvist © June 1968 - rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

Ex: Bu51291; N11248; Museum USAF '251291'.

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N2853G Beech C-45G Expeditor (AF-188) Alaska Aeronautical Industries.

Photo: via Bo-Göran Lundkvist © June 1968 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives

Ex: 51-11631. Crashed, destroyed by fire, landing Kasilof, AK., 05 August 1977.

CF-SKJ-X Beech Expeditor 3NM (CA-138) at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.

Photo: fred Guthrie © March 1979 - Aird Archives - Rainer Haufschild Collection

Ex: 1538; CF-SKJ-X; CF-SKJ; N21FS.

HB-GAC Beech C18S (8362) at Bern/Belp - LSZB, Switzerland

Photo: Daniel Ruhier © 01 April 1976 - Aird Archives - Rainer Haufschild Collection

Ex:44-87103; NC79848; N79848; SE-BTS; HB-GAC; B-8; HB-GAC active.

N3762 Beech Expeditor 3NM (CA-272) in Ohio.

Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1972 - Aird Archives - Rainer Haufschil Collection

Ex: 1586; CF-GXJ; N3762. Cancelled 16 June 1994.

1521 Beech Expeditor 3NM (CA-121) ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE - 3 Wing, in either France or Germany.

Photo: Unknown photographer © 1964 - Aird Archives - Rainer Haufschild Collection

Ex: 1521; N15212 crashed 30 November 1972 - icing conditions, not found.

FAD-1510 Beech C-45H (Not known) Dominican Republic Air Force - Fuerza Aérea de República Dominicana.

Photo: via Bo-Göran Lundkvist © June 1968 - Aird Archives - Rainer Haufschild Collection

Last noted preserved November 2011.

HB-GAI Beech C18S (8409) at Dubendorf - LSMD, Switzerland.

Photo: Daniel Ruhier © 1968 - Aird Archives - Rainer Haufschild Collection

Ex: 44-87150; KP113; B-6; HB-GAI.

444 Beech Expeditor 3N (A-619 / CA-19) French Air Force - Armée de l'Air, at Le Bourget - LFPB, France

Photo: Edi Festel © 06 June 1969 - Aird Archives - Rainer Haufschild Collection

Ex: RCAF1444 01 October 1951 - 12 May 1959; 444 AdlA.

Many more on the way shortly - it takes a wee while to clean them up.