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The Collings Foundation B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber "Tondelayo" flies over California's San Jauquin Valley Delta as part of the Foundation's 2006 Tour. The B-25 first gained fame when it was used in the April 1942 Doolittle Raid, in which 16 B-25B's, led by the legendary Lt Col Jimmy Doolittle, took off from the carrier USS Hornet and successfully bombed Tokyo and four other Japanese cities. Powered by a pair of Wright R-2600 "Cylone" radials, producing 1,850 horsepower each, the Mitchell could attain a maximum speed of 275 mph with a combat radius of 1,350 miles. Serial #44-28932 is a J model of the Mitchell. Earlier models were modified with a shorter nose that was packed with machine guns and cannon designed for low level strafing missions. The J model reverted back to the original glass nose section that was used in the original models.