90020/90050 Consolidated RY-3 Privateer
90021/90047 to RAF as JT973/JT999
90021 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT973. RAF record card show
it has being SOC Sep 20, 1948. But there is a report
that JT973 went to RCAF Jul 2, 1946 and was scrapped Nov 16, 1949.
90022 was to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT974, but not delivered
90023 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT975. SOC Feb 28, 1946
90024 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT976. SOC Feb 28, 1946
90025 was to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT977, but not delivered
90026 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT978. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90027 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT979. DBR when overshot landing at
Whenuapai, New Zealand Sep 1, 1945
90028 was to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT980, but not delivered
90029 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT981. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90030 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT982. Crashed into Atlantic Ocean
Jul 4, 1945
90031 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT983. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90032 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT984. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90033 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT985. Flew into hill in bad visibility,
Dorset, England Jun 15, 1945.
90034 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT986. SOC Feb 28, 1946
90035 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT987. SOC Feb 28, 1946
90036 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT988. SOC Feb 28, 1946
90037 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT989. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90038 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT990. SOC Feb 26, 1946
90039 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT991. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90040 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT992. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90041 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT993. SOC Feb 28, 1946
90042 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT994. SOC Feb 28, 1946
90043 was to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT995, but not delivered
90044 was to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT996, but not delivered
90045 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT997. Returned to USN Apr 16, 1946
90046 was to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT998, but not delivered
90047 was to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JT999, but not delivered
90048 to RAF as Liberator C.IX JV936. Later returned to USN
90049/99050 to RAF as JV937/JV938 but not delivered
90051/90056 Cancelled contract for Consolidated RY-3 Privateer
Were to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX JV939/JV944
90057/90059 Consolidated RY-3 Privateer
Were to go to RAF as Liberator C.IX JV945/JV947 but were never delivered
90060/90131 Cancelled contract for Consolidated RY-3 Privateer
90060/90111 were to go to RAF as Liberator C.IX JV948/JV999
90112/90131 were to have gone to RAF as Liberator C.IX KE266/KE285
90060 Bell L-39-1
P-63A-9 experimentally modified with swept wings for US Navy
Serial reassigned from cancelled RY-3 batch. Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory,
later as NACA Langley Research Center, Langley Field, VA Aug 22, 1946 to Dec 12, 1949.
Assigned to NACA Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory, Lewis Field, Cleveland, OH Dec 12, 1949.
90061 Bell L-39-2
P-63A-9 experimentally modified with swept wings for US Navy
Serial reassigned from cancelled RY-3 batch. Some sources have these as 90061 and 90062, but
I have seen a photo of 90060. Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical
Laboratory, later as NACA Langley Research Center, Langley Field, VA Dec 11, 1946 to Dec 12, 1949
Assigned to NACA Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory, Lewis Field, Cleveland, OH Dec 12, 1949.
90132/90384 Cancelled contract for Consolidated R2Y-1
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation Model 39 Liberator Liner, redesignated as Consolidated-Vultee Model 104
First prototype NX30039 flown for first time Apr 15, 1944. Navy cancelled the order, but Convair received
permission to complete the second prototype
90132/90271 Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator
USAAF B-24Ms transferred to Navy.
It appears that these serials were reassigned from the cancelled R2Y-1 batch.
USAAF serials were 44-41862,42017,41864,41865, 41887/41942,41997/41999,42000/42016,
90132 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90135 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90146 force landed Whiting Field NAAS, FL due to engine failure 6/16/1946.
90147 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90149 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90151 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90152 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90153 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90154 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90155 (44-41906) assigned to USMC as PB4Y-1Z. SOC at MCAS Cherry Point, NC Sep 30, 1946. Registered N4970L, then
to Compania Boliviana de Aviacion Mar 1951 as CP-76. Reregistered CP-576 to Bolivian Overseas Airways. WFU
ca 1973 and stripped for spares.
90157 (VB-4) in midair with 90251 at night near NAS Jacksonville 5/28/1945. 6 killed
90158 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90159 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90161 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90163 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90165 (44-41916) converted as personal transport for commandant of Marine Corps with side windows
and solid nose. Sold after war on commercial market as N4K for round-the-world flight attempt.
Sold to Bolivian user in 1951 as CP-576. Returned to US and converted as 93rd BG B-24
and put on display at Castle AFB Museum, California.
90186 (VB-4) SOC at NAS Hutchinson, KA after
wheels-up landing Apr 1, 1945.
90196 (VB-4) spun in and crashed near Mayport, FL
Apr 17, 1945. 13 killed.
90212 ex 44-42032
90213 ex 44-42033
90214 ex 44-42034
90215 ex 44-42035
90216 ex 44-42036
90217 ex 44-42037
90218 ex 44-42038
90219 ex 44-42039
90220 ex 44-42040
90221 ex 44-42041
90222 ex 44-42042
90223 ex 44-42043
90224 ex 44-42044. (VJ-61) hit tree during landing NAS Coco Solo, CZ
crashed and burned Jan 6, 1954. 7 killed out of 14.
90225 ex 44-42045
90226 ex 44-42046
90227 ex 44-42047
90228 ex 44-42048 to NAF China Lake ca Oct 1947.
90232 ex 44-42067. Became PT-AZX in 1969, noted
at Belem in 1975 in derelict condition.
90236 (VP-62) crashed and caught fire when overshot
landing at Goose Bay AFB, Labrador 8/6/1949.
90251 (VB-4) in midair with 90157 at night near NAS
Jacksonville 5/28/1945. 6 killed
90261 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90262 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90263 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90264 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90265 (VB-4) taxiied off runway NAAS Whiting Field, FL 6/6/1945. SOC
90266 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90268 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90269 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90270 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90271 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90276 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90385/90395 Douglas R5D-2
USAAF C-54B transferred to Navy.
Some modified as staff transports and successively redesignated R5D-2F, R5D-2Z, and then VC-54P.
90385 (MSN 18358) ex USAAF 43-17158. (VR-4) ditched in San Francisco Bay, CA Sept 4, 1944.
1 missing, 4 OK.
90386 (MSN 18372) ex USAAF 43-17172
90387 (MSN 18373) ex USAAF 43-17173
90388 (MSN 18387) ex USAAF 43-17187
90389 (MSN 18388) ex USAAF 43-17188. To Brooks Fuel, Inc as N44906. Now stored in desert at
Chandler Memorial Apt being scavenged for spare parts.
90390 (MSN 27230) ex USAAF 44-9004
90391 (MSN 27231) ex-USAAF 44-9005. To N44912 for Biegert Aviation, Chandler, AZ.
90392 (MSN 27232) ex USAAF 44-9006. Converted to R5D-2Z as personal aircraft for Admiral of 7th Fleet,
redesignated VC-54P in 1962. To civil registry as N67040 water bomber No. 147. Next stored as an
ex-slurry bomber at Avra Valley Apt, Az. The plane on display at MCAS Miramar as US Marines
QF 392 is ex-USAAF 42-72209
90393 (MSN 27246) ex-USAAF 44-9020. To Biegert Aviation, Chandler, AZ as N44908. Next
to Brooks Air Fuel but not taken up. Withdrawn from use and now in storage at Chandler
Memorial as source for spare parts.
90394 (MSN 27247) ex USAAF 44-9021
90395 (MSN 27248) ex USAAF 44-9022. Crashed in China Feb 3, 1946.
90396/90415 Douglas R5D-4
USAAF C-54E transferred to Navy.
R5D-4R was personnel transport modification
R5D-4R redesignated C-54R in 1962.
Some became EC-54U in 1962 when fitted with electronic countermeasures equipment.
90396 (MSN 27262) ex-USAAF 44-9036. Designated R5D-4R; VR-6, Westover, MA [Sep52];
US Naval Oceanographic Office, Norfolk, VA 1955; Project Magnet, an Airborne Geomagnetic Survey
with the purpose to gather data over the ocean areas for charts showing magnetic intensities and variations;
designated C-54R; designated NC-54R Mar63
90397 (MSN 27283) ex-USAAF 44-9057. Registered to Aero Flight N96358
flying as Tanker 160.
90398 (MSN 27284) ex-USAAF 44-9058.
90399 (VR-8, MSN 27305, ex-USAAF 44-9079) caught fire on ground NAF Honolulu, HI
Nov 19, 1947.
90400 (MSN 27306) ex-USAAF 44-9080
90401 (MSN 27307) ex-USAAF 44-9081
90402 (MSN 27328) ex-USAAF 44-9102. To civil registry with Aero Union as N62297
and flying as Tanker 14. Registered Dec 14, 2005 to Buffalo Airways, Ltd
of Yellowknife, NT as C-GBAJ
90403 (MSN 27329) ex-USAAF 44-9103
90404 (MSN 27330) ex-USAAF 44-9104. To civil registry as N96359
90405 (MSN 27331) ex-USAAF 44-9105
90406 (MSN 27362/D0308) ex-USAAF 44-9136. Converted to C-54R. WFU and stored
at Davis Monthan AFB, AZ May 1970. Bought by Interair Leases Inc Jan 31, 1975.
Bought by International Air Leases Dec 13, 1975. Bought by Gerald D. Wilson Dec 12,
1975 and registered as N96360. To Onyx Aviation INC Jan 11, 1977. Bought by
Wilmont Wilson and Co Feb 21, 1977. Bought by Onyx Aviation Inc Jul 12, 1978.
Bought by Distribute Air Inc Sep 22, 1978. Bought by Peter Melson Sep 22, 1978.
WFU and stored Fort Lauderdale, FL. Bought by Hill Air Company, Inc Sep 10, 1984.
Donated to broward County Erosion Prevention Unit. Derigestere Jun 27, 1994
and broken up and compnents sunk and used as a reef.
90407 (MSN 27363) ex-USAAF 44-9137. To US Navy as R5D-4R/C-54R. Operated as
Blue Angels support aircraft in 1956. Became N67038, then
N5184B. Impounded by DEA. Was donated to Castle AFB Museum, where it is
displayed as Navy 90407 again. At one point this plane has been registered
as N105R, but this was cancelled Oct 2002 at owner's request. When seen at Castle
May 22, 2003, was painted as 44-9137
90408 (MSN 27364) ex-USAAF 44-9138
90409 (MSN 27365) ex USAAF 44-9139. To Biegert Aviation, Chandler, AZ
90410 (MSN 27366) ex-USAAF 44-9140
90411 (MSN 27367) ex USAAF 44-9141. Then to civil registry as N8502R.
90412 (MSN 27368) ex-USAAF 44-9142. To civil registry as N96361, then N6816D. There is
a report that N96361 ditched in Pacific Ocean off Arlington, WA Dec 23, 1986 with Central
Air Services Dec 23, 1986. There seems to be some doubt as to whether this crash actually
happened. It may have been some sort of insurance scam. N6816D is still on the Landings
civil registry as of Apr 2004. Listed as T-109 (Tanker 109)
90413 (MSN 27369) ex-USAAF 44-9143
90414 (MSN 27370) ex-USAAF 44-9144. To Millardair as C-GQIB, now on civil register as N500EJ with
Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation, NJ.
90415 (MSN 27371) ex USAAF 44-9145. To Biegert Aviation, Chandler, AZ
as N44909, then HC-BPB, then to Brooks Air Fuel again as N44909.
w/o Feb 1, 1997, Bronson Creek, BC.
90437/90459 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
Model G-58. MSN D-1/D-23
90437 first flight Jan 6, 1945
90438 first flight Dec 2, 1944. Initial carrier trials aboard USS Charger Feb 17, 1945
90441 modified to F8F-1P by Naval Aircraft Factory with camera installations
90442 crashed on takeoff from NAS Patuxent River, MD 10/3/1947. Pilot killed.
90445 modified to F8F-1E with AN/APS-4 radar.
90446 (MSN D-10) modified to F8F-1D drone control aircraft. To NASM in 1952 and stored at Silver Hill.
Exchanged with Darryl Greenamyer in 1976 for F8F-2 N1111L
(ex 121646) and became N99279, later N14HP. Now
with Breckenridge Aviation Museum. Reported extant
Apr 9, 2008 owned by Howard Pardue. N14HP crashed shortly after takeoff from Stephens County
Airport, Breckenridge, Texas Apr 4, 2012. Pilot killed.
90448 Assigned to NAS Patuxent River, MD. Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory,
Langley Field, VA Jan 4, 1946 to Feb 18, 1946. Assigned to NAS Patuxent River, MD.
90450 landing gear collapsed during landing 8/7/1945 Alameda,
CA. Pilot injured.
90451 stalled during dead stick landing NAES Mustin
Field, PA 10/2/1947. Pilot killed.
90454 (MSN D.18) to civil registry as N3351, then NL9G. Was at Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, but reported 2008
to be up for sale. Seen flying out of Falcon Field, AZ as N9G
90460/90461 Grumman XF8F-1 Bearcat
Model G-58. MSN D-01/D-02
90460 first flight Aug 31, 1944. Assigned to Naval Air Material Center (NAMC), Mustin Field, Philadelphia, PA.
Field arrested trials at Philadelphia Dec 1944. Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical
Laboratory, Langley Field, VA Dec 13, 1944 to Feb 5, 1945 for wind tunnel evaluation. Assigned to
NAS Patuxent River, MD for preliminary armament testing.
Crashed during gunnery test NAS Patuxent River, MD 3/18/1945. Pilot killed.
90461 first flight Dec 2, 1944. Assigned to NAS Patuxent River, MD.
Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, VA May 10, 1945 to Apr 25, 1946
Assigned to NAS Norfolk, VA
90462/90483 Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator
USAAF B-24Ms transferred to Navy. USAAF serials were 44-41569/41573,41584/41600.
90463 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90464 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90466 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90467 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90468 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90469 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90471 (VPB-102) collision with obstacle 8/10/1945 Empire, South Pacific
90474 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90475 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90476 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK. Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
90480 to US Coast Guard as "Impatient Lady"
90484/90486 Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK-1
90486 SOC Apr 30, 1948
90487/90503 Kaiser-Fleetwings BTK-1
90504/90506 Grumman XTB3F-1 Guardian
90504 first flight Dec 23, 1946. SOC Mar 31, 1949.
90505 converted to XTB3F-2S. Completed as the prototype ASW attack version. First flight Jan 1949.
Lost in accident during propeller vibration test Oct 4, 1949. SOC Apr 1950
90506 converted to XTB3F-1S. completed as the prototype ASW search version. First flight Nov 1948.
SOC Jan 1951.
90507/90531 Martin JM-2 Marauder
Navy version of USAAF TB-26G. Were ex-USAAF 44-67945/67969
90522/90531 (USAAF 44-67960/67969 were cancelled and retained by the USAAF
90522/90523 Beech JRB-2 Expeditor
C-45As transferred from USAF stocks. Serials reassigned from cancelled JM-2 batch
90522 SOC Dec 31, 1945
90533 ex 44-87105
90532/90581 Beech JRB-4 Expeditor
UC-45Fs transferred from USAF stocks.
90532/90536 ex USAAF 44-47104/47109.
90532 (MSN 6991) to JMSDF as 6411
90533 (MSN 6993) remanufactured by Beech as JRB-4. To N79926, N16603. To JMSDF as 6407
90534 ex 44-47106. SOC May 31, 1948. Returned to USAF ?
90535 (MSN 6997) to JMSDF as 6403
90536 (MSN 6999) remanufactured by Beech as JRB-4. To civil registry as N9659. Reported fall 2003
at Historic Aircraft Restoration Project, Floyd Bennett Field, NY
To US Marine Corps Aviation Museum, Quantico, VA as N9659.
90537/90538 ex USAAF 44-47111/47112
90539/90541 ex USAAF 44-47151/47153
90541 (MSN 7065) to JMSDF as 6435. To HL2007
90542/90543 ex USAAF 44-47155/47156
90543 (MSN 7069) to JMSDF as 6426
90544/90546 ex USAAF 44-47171/47173
90547/90548 ex USAAF 44-47175/47176
90547 (MSN 7098) to JMSDF as 6412.
90549/90551 ex USAAF 44-47223/47225
90549 (MSN 7170) ex USAAF 44-47223. Remanufactured by Beech as JRB-4, as SNB-5 (new MSN N-883) c1953.
Redesignated UC-45J in 1962. To civil registry as N8831.
90550 ex 44-47224. To NAF-NOTS Inyokern by Feb 1949. Crashed in the Sierras near Owens Peak, CA
Feb 10, 1949. 7 killed.
90552/90553 ex USAAF 44-47227/47228
90553 (MSN 7177) ex USAAF 44-47228. To French Navy as JRB-4 90553. Noted in storage at Rochefort AB in 1974.
90554/90556 ex USAAF 44-47243/47245
90557/90558 ex USAAF 44-47247/47248
90558 (MSN 7207) to French Navy as JRB-4 90558, later 558. To N61906.
90559 ex USAAF 44-47275
90560/90562 ex USAAF 44-47277/47279
90563 ex USAAF 44-47281
90564/90565 ex USAAF 44-47305/47306
90566 ex USAAF 44-47308
90567/90568 ex USAAF 44-47310/47311
90568 (MSN 7690) ex USAAF 44-47311. To N7776B, YB-C-ARC, to HC-ACN
90571/90573 ex USAAF 44-47335/47337
90574/90575 ex USAAF 44-47345/47346
90574 (MSN 7731) ex USAAF 44-47345. To N90289
90576/90578 ex USAAF 44-47348/47350
90579/90581 ex USAAF 44-47365/47367
90579 (MSN 7756) ex USAAF 44-47365. To NC179, N179, N1411Z
90580 (MSN 7758) ex USAAF 44-47366. To US Coast Guard as JRB-4 90580.
90582/91106 North American SNJ-5 Texan
91102/91106 cancelled. Ex-USAAF AT-6Ds transferred to US Navy
90582/90620 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-85614/86512
90586 disappeared over Cascade Mountains, Washington Mar 11, 1949. Wreckage never found.
90599 to N105DG Jul 2000. Current as N81116, transferred to K&S Helicopters of Kona, Hawaii.
90621/90640 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-85768/85787
90624 (MSN 88-17552) became N3620F, then N13AA, then VH-USN. Noted November 2002 at
Hart's Flying Fighter Museum, Archerfield, Queensland, Australia.
90634 (MSN 88-17562) ex-USAAF 42-85781. To Spanish AF as
C.6-176. To civil registry as N29965 with Bruce Wadiak
of Medford, NJ.
90641/90680 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-85858/85897 MSN 88-17639/17678
90645 (MSN 88-17643, ex 42-85862) to civil registry as N645DS. Damaged after forced landing off airport,
Arcade, New York Jul 12, 2002.
90649 (MSN 88-17647, ex 42-85866) to civil registry as N101RF
90654 (MSN 88-17652, ex 42-85871) to civil register as NX6438D.
Converted as Kate replica for filming of 'Tora!Tora!Tora!'.
To N6438D. To Confederate Air Force in 1984,
to Douglas Peeples in 1988
90656 (MSN 88-17654, ex 42-85873) registration N5615C reserved
Mar 23, 2005, taken up May 5, 2005.
90661 (MSN 88-17659, ex 42-85878) to N5591A from 1963 to 1966,
to N1114 in 1966, and finally N621BC since Dec 1985.
90662 (MSN 88-17660) displayed outside as 2-A-304 at the MUAN's (Museo de la Aviacion
Naval) installation at BACE (Base Aeronaval Comandante 'Espora'), located at
Bahia Blanca, Prov. De Bueno Aires, Argentina. Came to Argentina via
Israel and Biafra and was retired in 1969.
90669 (MSN 88-17667) ex USAAF 42-85886 to civil registry as N9801C, later F-AZBL.
Converted to Zero replica in 1987 with MSN SMA2-669 and
registered F-WZBM. Since reverted to F-AZBL.
90678 (MSN 88-17676) ex USAAF 42-85895. Converted to SNJ-7C. Sold on commercial market 1956 as N4134A. Later
changed to N830X. Now owned by UK operator as G-BRVG.
90680 (MSN 88-17678, ex 42-85897) became N6972C. Crashed at intersection of Alondra Boulevard
and Chester Avenue in Compton, CA Feb 22, 1989. Pilot OK, no injuries on the ground and no cars or
structures were damaged. Rebuilt using parts from Uruguayan AFT-6G.
90681/90720 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-85968/86007
90685 damaged by fire at March AFB, CA Sep 5, 1950.
90691 (MSN 88-17759) was USAAF 42-85978. Became N3203G, reregistered
N1634 Mar 2, 2005.
90699 (MSN 88-17767) was USAAF 42-85986. To Spanish AF as
C.6-149. To civilian registry as N26862 with Danaire
Corp of Bridewater, NJ. Reported Mar 14, 2008 at American Airpower
Museum, Farmingdale, NY.
90712 (MSN 88-17780, ex 42-85999) to civil registry as N7130C. Converted to Kate
replica for filming of 'Tora!Tora!Tora!'
90721/90740 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-86088/86107
90725 to civil registry as N3246G.
90728 (MSN 88-17876) registered N708AW Feb 29, 2008. Has been
stored since 1986.
90735 on civil registry as N1HZ, later N11HP
90741/90780 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-86168/86207
90743 (MSN 88-17951) ex USAAF 42-86170. Converted to SNJ-7C. WFU Feb 1961
90747 (MSN 88-17955) ex USAAF 42-86174. to Spanish AF as C.6-135. Sold, became
N3651F, later F-AZRB
90752 to N964JD, N98RJ reserved Aug 2000.
90773 (MSN 88-17981, ex 42-86200) to civil market as N3617F.
Substantial damage in emergency landing off Sky Manor Airport, Pittstown,
NJ, Jul 21, 1974. Landed gear up French Valley Apt,
Rancho, CA. Landed gear up Centralia, WA Sep 8, 2005,
substantial damage. Sustained substantial damage in crash at
Chehalis, WA Sep 9, 2005.
90781/90820 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-86278/86317
90787 (MSN 88-18065) to Spanish AF as C.6-126. Sold Nov 1983
90790 (MSN 88-18068) was USAAF 42-86287. To civilian registry
as N3375G with Planes of Fame, Anchorage, AK.
90805 (MSN 88-18083) was USAAF 42-86302). Registration N713AW
reserved May 23, 2008, taken up May 27, 2008
90811 (MSN 88-18089) ex USAAF 42-86308. To N3634F. To TI-260P
90821/90850 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-86388/86417
90822 delivered new to US Navy Oct 30, 1944. To storage at NAS Litchfield Park, Arizona. SOC Aug 26, 1957.
90841 (MSN 88-18189) to Spanish AF as C.6-151. Sold, became N3145J
90851/90890 ex-USAAF AT-6D 42-86488/86527
90866 (MSN 088-18284) Was at one time N100GD. Noted Mar 13, 1993 at Marine Corps Museum,
El Toro MCAS, CA. Now on display at Flying Leathernecks Museum, Miramar, CA.
90891/90930 ex-USAAF AT-6D 44-80885/80924.
90917 was by 1993 registered as N1038A
90918 (MSN 121-41634, ex 44-80912) to civil registry as N8158H, then N96RM, then N26BT
90931/90960 ex-USAAF AT-6D 44-80995/81024.
90946 (MSN 121-11732, ex 44-81010) to civil registry as N68GM. Reregistered N212TC.
Crashed and burned near Kiowa, Elbert County, CO Jul 9, 2009 while practicing
for an air show. Pilot killed.
90950 (MSN 121-41736, ex 44-81014) to civil registry as N3239G. Converted to Kate
replica for filming of 'Tora!Tora!Tora!'. To N1689C. Later converted back to
90952 (MSN 121-41738) ex-USAAF 44-81016. Now with Museum of Flying, California with civil
90961/90995 ex-USAAF AT-6D 44-81090/81124.
90961 (ex 44-81090) to Venezuelan AF
90962 (ex 44-81091) to Venezuelan AF
90963 (ex 44-81092) to Venezuelan AF)
90974 (MSN 121-41825) to Spanish AF as C.6-124. Noted stored at Cuatro
Vientos Nov 2003
90976 spun in on landing at NAAS Barin Field May 11, 1953.
90982 (MSN 121-41833) to Spanish AF as C.6-155. Noted preserved at Cuatro
Vientos Jun 2004
90984 (MSN 121-41835) ex-USAAF 44-81113. Now on civil registry
as N8223E with Haywood Bartlett of Pike Road, AL.
90985 (MSN 121-41836) to Spanish AF as C.6-133
90991 is flying on the civil register as N73SL, registered to Scott Rozzell
of Houston, Texas and carries the name 'Oh Baby'.
Registration N991VR reserved Apr 6, 2004, taken up May 5, 2004.
90992 (MSN 121-41843) to Spanish AF as C.6-152. Noted preserved at Villanubla
Mar 2004 as '33-152'
90995 ex USAAF 44-81124. Became N12KY. Reported substantially
damaged at Edwards, CO May 5, 2008
90996/91035 ex-USAAF AT-6D 44-81210/81249.
90996 (MSN 121-41932) ex-USAAF 44-81210. Now on civil registry
as N230G, N21JK.
91005 (MSN 121-41941) ex-USAAF 44-81219. Now on civil registry
as N333SU with Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, Kalamazoo, MI.
91021 to civil registry as N6971C
91026 was N67RW, reregistered N757JT Dec 27, 2007
91036/91075 ex-USAAF AT-6D 44-81310/81349.
91036 (MSN 121-42032) to Spain as 421-43, later C.6-125. Stored at Cuatro Vientos. Sold
to owner in Germany July 2000. Was N5196V before going to
Spanish AF. Reservation D-FWAC reserved in 2005, taken up same year
91040 (MSN 121-42036) to Spanish AF as C.6-145. Sold Apr 1982, became
N29943, later N1944D
91049 (MSN 121-42045) registered as N3265G
91051 (MSN 121-42047) to Spanish AF as C.6-129. Sold Jul 1981, became N9817C, then
N2686D. N2686D cancelled Jan 11, 2002 as w/o Aug 25, 2001, but restored to
register Jun 25, 2008 . Reregistered N706AW Oct 17, 2008
91066 (MSN 121-42062) registered N8005V Sep 5, 2006
91072 (MSN 121-42068) ex 44-81346. Registered N6637C, currently with JRM Investments
91074 (MSN 121-42070) to Spanish AF as C.6-148. Sold May 1983, became N39313.
Reported substantially damaged at Arlington, WA Oct 1, 2008
91076/91101 ex-USAAF AT-6D 44-81370/81395.
91081 (MSN 121-42097) to Spanish AF as C.6-136
91088 (MSN 121-42104) to Spanish AF as C.6-132. Sold May 1982, became N29930.
Registration N29930 was cancelled Jan 16, 2003 as w/o at
Circleville, OH Sep 29, 2002. Appears to have been rebuilt
as registration restored Nov 9, 2007. Reregistered N716AW
Oct 17, 2008
91091 at USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA
91098 (MSN 121-42114) to Spanish AF as C.6-137. W/o May 11, 1978
91102/91103 Bell F2L-1K Airacobra
P-39Q 42-19976 and 42-20807 transferred from USAF for use as target aircraft.
Serials reassigned from cancelled SNJ-5 batch
91102 (42-20807) SOC Apr 30, 1946
91103 (42-19976) SOC Aug 31, 1946
91104 Douglas R4D-1
Diverted to US Navy from RAF Lend-Lease contract. Serial reassigned from cancelled SNJ-5 batch
Was RAF FD797 (USAAF 42-32825, MSN 9051)
and was used by US Naval Attache in London. Returned to RAF Jan 30, 1946. To 16 FU RAF 30Jan46 16 FU.
To civil registry as GA-JZX. Field Aircraft Services 23Jun47. British Netherlands Air Services 30Jun48.
PK-PAB Garuda OilCO US 06Jun51. Caltex Indonesia PK-CAD. Indonesia Dept of Civil Aviation 01Jan71.
last noted stored Jakarta Apr80
91105 Douglas R5D-1
Army C-54A 41-37300 (MSN 3091) transferred to Navy. SOC Jun 30, 1947
Serial reassigned from cancelled SNJ-5 batch
91106 DeHavilland Mosquito
Mosquito FB.XVIII PZ467 from UK
Serial reassigned from cancelled SNJ-5 batch
91107/92006 General Motors TBM-3E Avenger
Built under license by Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors Corporation
91107/91752 MSN 4012/4657. 91753/92006 cancelled
91110 (MSN 4015) Became N6827C. Shipped to UK in 1988. To Alpine Fighter Collection in New Zealand in
1992 as ZK-TBM in markings as NZ2518. To Australia as VH-TBM Jun 25, 1999.
after being restored as VT-83 aircraft "Georgia Peach". Noted November 2002
at Hart's Flying Fighter Museum, Archerfield, Queensland, Australia.
91113 became N9318Z
91124 (MSN 4029) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1952 as 91124, code 416. SOC Mar 19, 1959
91131 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB379, shipped from USA 9/29/53. To Netherlands Navy 6/2/1958 as 22-30, later
reserialled 070; SOC 2/8/1961.
91155 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-112 then 052. WFU in 1960
91159 (MSN 4064) to US civil registry as N3249G, then to Forest Protection, Ltd as C-GLEN. W/o at Sevogle, New
Brunswick Jun 21, 1978. Pilot uninjured.
91166 (VS-892, USS Rendova) stalled during landing and crashed into water.
4 crewmembers rescued.
91171 (MSN 4076) to US civil registry as N107Z, then N7858C, then to
Hicks and Lawrence as C-FBQT. Stored at Fort St. John, British Columbia 2014
91184 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB391, shipped from USA 5/4/1953. To French Navy 3/19/1958; SOC 4/13/1966.
91188 became N108Z, then N108Q, later at Valiant Air Command
Museum, Titusville, FL
91189 to Netherlands Navy as 1-17 then 027. WFU in 1960
91195 to JMSDF. Seen at Tateyama Air Station in 1973.
91206 became N7848C
91229/91278 to Royal Navy as KE430/KE479
91251 (MSN 4156) diverted to Royal Canadian Navy Sep 1952 as 91251, code 411. SOC Mar 19, 1957
91264 (MSN 4169) noted as NX7835C at Planes of Fame Jan 13, 2002.
91289 (MSN 4194) to US civil registry as N7833C, then to Forest Protection,
Ltd as C-GFPN. W/o at Brockway, NB 5/1/1999. Pilot received minor injuries.
91296 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-113 then 053. WFU in 1960
91304 to Netherlands Navy as 1-32 then 040. Converted to target tug. WFU in 1960
91324 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB306 Mar 18, 1953. To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
91328 to Netherlands Navy as 1-33 then 041. WFU in 1960
91338 to civil registry as N9564Z
91350 (TBM-3Q) lost on takeoff at NAS Berbers Pt Sep 17, 1948. All 3 aboard killed.
91355 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB437, shipped from USA 5/4/1953. To Netherlands Navy 2/6/1958 as 21-36;
91376 to Netherlands Navy as 1-34 then 042. WFU in 1960.
91384 (TBM-3Q) lost Sep 7, 1948 at Lipoa Pt, CFIT. Both crewmembers killed
91385 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-114 then 054. WFU in 1960
91388 became N9564Z
91398 became N3251G
91403 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-115 then 055. WFU in 1960
91406 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-116 then 056. WFU in 1960
91419 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB439, shipped from USA 5/4/1953.
Disposed of by being 'shot into sea' from carrier Jul 27, 1957.
Formally SOC Aug 29, 1957.
91421 (MSN 4326) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 91421, code 342. In midair collision Apr 10, 1953 with RCN Sea Fury WG566
over Bedford Basin, Halifax, NS. Both aircraft crashed and both pilots killed.
91423 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-117 then 057. WFU in 1960
91426 (MSN 4331) to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952 as 91426, code 908. Modified as Avenger AS.Mk.3M.
To Conair Ltd as CF-MUE. Re-registered as N40402. To American Airpower
Heritage Flying Museum, operated by CAF at Midland, TX. Assigned to the CAF National Capital
Squadron in 2008; currently undergoing restoration at Jack Kosko's facility in Airville, PA.
The Avenger was flown from Forest Protection Ltd, New Brunswick, Canada to Frederick, MD in 2001,
by the CAF Stars & Stripes Wing (now gone), who worked on it at Frederick and Hagerstown, MD,
until CAF HQ transferred assignment to National Capital Squadron.
91436 (MSN 4341) registered N436GM Jan 25, 2007. At some time in
the past was N9569Z
91450 to Ed Maloney's Planes of Fame Collection at Chino, CA as
N7239C. Bought by Canadian Warplane Heritage and registered
as C-GCWG. Burned in hangar fire of 1993.
91451 (VS-892, USS Rendova) crashed into water due to engine trouble Aug 29, 1951.
3 rescued, one killed.
91453 (MSN 4358) to civil registry as N4170A. Noted at Tennessee Museum of Aviation in 2002
91456 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-106 then 047. WFU in 1960
91457 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-118 then 058. WFU in 1960
91458 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-119 then 059. WFU in 1960
91467 to Netherlands Navy as 1-3. WFU in 1959
91471 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB438, shipped from USA 5/4/1953. To French Navy 7/18/1957.
91474 became N9926Z
91475 (MAMS-12) lost Oct 21, 1952.
91476 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-121 then 061. WFU in 1960
91477 to Royal Navy Mar 31, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB359, shipped from USA 3/18/1953. To French Navy 18/7/57.
91479/91508 to Royal Navy as KE480/KE509
91488 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-122 then 062. WFU in 1960. I also
have this one going to the Royal Navy
91498 ditched off Pt. Loma, CA Apr 29, 1953. I have this one going to Royal Navy as well.
91516 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-120 then 060. WFU in 1960
91521 (MSN 4426) became N4171A aerial tankder with Reeder Flying Service. To Corwin Meyer, Ocala, FL for restoration 1989.
Fuselage destroyed by fire during restoration. Rebuild completed by using fuselage from 53489. First flight May 5, 1994.
To Freeburg Family LLP, Escondido, CA May 2003
91524 became N9583Z
91530 (MSN 4435) to Royal Canadian Navy Sep 1952 as 91530, code 413. SOC Mar 19, 1959
91539 (MAG-12) lost Oct 12, 1951.
91547 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB389, shipped from USA 5/4/1953. Sold for scrap 2/27/1961.
91548 (MSN 4503) undergoing restoration at Fantasy of Flight, Polk City, Florida in March 2012.
91556 went into engine nose first off USS Tarawa Dec 17, 1948
91559 (MSN 4464) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 91559. SOC Dec 22, 1951
91565 became N4168A
91567 to Netherlands Navy as 1-1. W/o Jun 15, 1954
91569 to Netherlands Navy as 1-10 then 023. WFU in 1960
91570 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-123 then 063. WFU in 1960
91576 (MSN 4481) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1952 as 91576, code 415. SOC Mar 3, 1959
91580 became N9565Z
91586 to spray plane as N9433Z. Now with Friends For Long Island
Heritage in Cradle of Aviation Museum, Muttontown, Long
91597 (MSN 4502) to Royal Canadian Navy Sep 1952 as 91597, code 412. SOC May 29, 1957
91598 became N9548Z. Crashed at Tuolomne, CA Aug 18, 1973, stored
in damaged condition at Stockton, CA and subsequently rebuilt
by Ralph M. Ponte at Cedar Ridge, CA. Reported in 1986 to be at Weeks Air Museum,
91610 (VU-5) ditched due to engine failure S of Yokosuka, Japan Mar 18, 1952.
91617 became N7849C
91637 became N10164
91664 (MSN 4569) registered N9651C, revoked Jan 14, 1977. Damaged May 24, 1967 when stalled
during take-off from a narrow road with an uphill gradient at Jiggs, NV. In Oct 2006 at
Jacksonville NAS Heritage Park, FL, on loan from National Naval Aviation Museum.
91686 to Netherlands Navy as 1-18. W/o Mar 29, 1955
91696 to Royal Navy as XB307 Mar 18, 1953. To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
91695 to Royal Navy as XB440, shipped from USA 5/4/1953. Crashed at RNAS Abbotsinch 10/14/1956
after hitting slipstream of other aircraft during stream landing. Aircraft
not repaired, reduced to spares Jan 22, 1958 and formally
SOC the next day.
91696 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB307 Mar 31, 1953. To French Navy Jul 18, 1957
91700 (MSN 4605) to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1952 as 91700, code 414. SOC Jun 25, 1957
91713 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-124 then 064. WFU in 1960
91714 to civil registry as N9429Z.
91719 (MSN 4624) converted to TBM-3U Dec 1952. To VU-10 at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. SOC Jul 1956.
Registered Jul 23, 1957 as N6828C, operated by Marom Air Services, a crop straying company.
Dextroyed Jun 13, 1967 at Maleme, Greece when trying to take off with gust locks engaged.
Registration cancelled Feb 7, 1968.
91723 (TBM-3E2) to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB384, arrived at RNAS Abbotsinch 10/6/1953.
To Netherlands Navy 2/19/1958 as 22-31, later reserialled 072; SOC 13/1/1961
91724 (MSN 4629) registered to Hemet Valley Flying Services as N7246C, cancelled Jan 12, 1971
91726 with Evergreen collection, McMinnville, OR as N5260V.
On display at Air Venture Museum
91733 to civil registry as N9590Z sprayer.
91737 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.5 XB373, shipped from USA 5/4/1953. To French Navy 3/19/1958;
91738 (TBM-3W2) to Netherlands Navy as 16-110 then 050. WFU in 1960
91741 became N6829C; as such was operated in the late 1960s by Marom Ltd at
Herzlia, Israel as a cropsprayer. By 1990 was with Israeli AF Museum,
91962/91993 Martin JM-2 Marauder
Navy version of USAAF TB-26G. Were ex-USAAF 44-68222/68253
Serials reassigned from cancelled TBM-3E batch
91994/92006 Douglas R5D-3
C-54Ds transferred to Navy from RAF stocks through Reverse Lend-Lease. Serials reassigned
from cancelled TBM-3E batch. Most survivors redesignated C-54Q in 1962.
A few became RC-54Vs. Staff transport variant designated R5D-3Z and later VC-54Q.
91994 MSN 10547) ex-USAAF 42-72442, RAF KL977. To civil registry with Aero Union as N62296. Later changed
to civil registry as N3054V. Converted to aerial tanker, stored 2006 at Kingman, AZ
91995 (MSN 10635) ex-USAAF 42-72530, RAF KL979
91996 (MSN 10637) ex-USAAF 42-72532, RAF KL980. Operated as Blue Angels support
aircraft 8 1966-67.
91997 (MSN 10640) was ex USAAF 42-72535, RAF KL982. To civil registry as N4043A for
Americada Corporation in 1958. Bought by Golden State Airlines (Holiday
Airlines) in 1958. Leased to Slick Airways Jul 1, 1959, returned Jun 1960.
Bought by Seefahrt-U-Transportinteressen GmbH Apr 9, 1962 and registered
as D-AMAX. Bought by Malta Medropolitian Jun 1963 as VP-MAA. Bought by
Autair International Airways Jan 1965 and registered as G-ASZT. Bought by
Rhodesian Air Services Aug 15, 1965 and registered as VP-YYR. Bought by
Air Trans Africa Jan 1966 as 9J-RBL. Bought by Autair International Airways
again Mar 9, 1966, registered as G-ASZT. Leased to Invicta Airways
Apr 2, 1966. Bought by Aero Service Africa May 15, 1969 as TN-ABC. Bought
by LINA Congo Oct 23, 1968. Bought by SOACO Sep 1974 registered as TR-LTJ.
Bought by INCO International Jan 1977. Bought by Air Affaires Gabon in
1979. WFU and stored at Liberville, Gabon. Bought by Kinair Cargo 1984
registered as 9Q-CAG. DBR due to engine fire at N'Djili, Kinshasa, Zaire Jan 7, 1987.
91998 (MSN 10750) ex-USAAF 42-72645, RAF KL984 to US Navy Feb 23, 1946.
Transferred to US Marine Corps, converted to R5D-5 Dec 1958.
Returned to US Navy converted to C-54J then C-54Q. WFU and
stored MASDC Oct 1970. Boutht by Interair Leases Jan 31, 1975,
to International Air Leases Dec 12, 1975. Bought by Gerald D.
Wilson Dec 12, 1975 registered as N96449. Bought by Waig
Aircraft Inc Sep 23, 1977 as Fire Bomber #118. W/o after midair
collision with N406WA (another C-54G fire bomber #119, Ex
45-0491, MSN 35944, 5 mi N of Indio, CA Dec 2, 1980. 2 killed.
45-0491 landed safely.
91999 (MSN 10783) ex USAAF 42-72678, RAF KL985. To civil registry as N91999, then to TANA as HK-1806
92000 (MSN 10784) ex-USAAF 42-72679, RAF KL986
92001 (MSN 10785) ex-USAAF 42-72680, RAF KL987. Not sure this this one was actually delivered to USN, since
42-72680 is listed as having crashed in the Azores Jul 3, 1945.
92002 (VMR-352, MSN 10689, ex-USAAF 42-72584, RAF KL981) forced landing at NAS Agana, Guam
and caught fire Mar 7, 1947.
92003 (MSN 10589) ex-USAAF 42-72484, Converted to C-54Q in 1962. To Spain as EC-BQJ Mar 1, 1969 and transferred
to Spanish AF as T.4-16 Apr 1969. WFU and scrapped.
92007/93301 Goodyear FG-1D Corsair
Vought-Sikorsky Model V-166B F4U-1D Corsair licence built by Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
92008 ditched in Lake Erie Aug 5, 1950. SOC at NAS Grosse Isle, Michigan.
92013 owned by National Museum of Naval Aviation,
Pensacola, FL. Now on loan and displayed hanging from the overhead at the Navy
Museum, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC marked as F4U-1 BuNo 17640 'Big Hog' of VF-17.
Previously registered as N1978M, which is now canceled.
92017 set piston fighter endurance record of 17 hours 5 minues Jan 23, 1946.
92021 in crash landing Mar 25, 1947. Fuselage broke in half.
92044 (MSN 3305) to New Zealand as NZ5648. Currently airworthy with the Old Flying Machine
Company in the UK. This serial may not be genuine since 88391 (MSN 3205) to New Zealand as
NZ5648. Made airworthy as NX55JP. Now with Old Flying Machine Company at Duxford, UK as
G-BXUL painted in US Navy colors with false BuNo 92844.
Registered Feb 23, 2006 to Air Tight Trust of Ardmore, New Zealand as ZK-COR
92050 registered as N194G with James Axtell of Elizabeth, CO.
92083 (MSN 3344) to New Zealand as NZ5657.
92085 at Selfridge, MI Museum.
92095 to El Salvador AF as FAS220. To US civil registry sa N62344. Now with Evergreen
Vintage Aircraft of McMinnville, OR registered as N67HP.
92106 (MSN 3367) to civil registry as NX6897. Under restoration. Became N6897. In
1990 was reported stored at MARC, Chino, CA. Underwent an
11-year restoration by Airpower, Ltd. Registered as N106FG. Reported to
have been sold to Vintage Wings of Canada after restoration. N106FG
cancelled Feb 4, 2008 on sale to owner in Canada, registerd
to Canada, Inc of Gatineau, ON as C-GVWC.
92111 (MSN 3372) to New Zealand as NZ5647.
92113 (MSN 3374) to New Zealand as NZ5653.
92116 in belly landing Mar 25, 1947.
92120 (MSN 3381) to New Zealand as NZ5649.
92125 (MSN 3386) to New Zealand as NZ5646.
92132 from 1958 to 1972 was owned by Ed Maloney/The Air Museum,
Clairmont, CA (later Ontario, CA) registered as N3466G.
Restored to airworthy 1973 by David Tallichet/Military Aicraft
Restoration Corp, Chino CA. Flew in TV series "Baa Baa
Black Sheep". WFU and stored, Chino, CA 1988/1992.
To Midwest Aviation Museum, Danville, IL 1994/202, registered
as N3466G. Sold in 2005 to Tri-State Warbird Museum, Batavia,
92140 (MSN 3401) to New Zealand as NZ5659.
92149 (MSN 3410) to New Zealand as NZ5654.
92154 (VMF-441) force landing at NAS Niagra
Falls, NY Dec 10, 1950. Pilot killed.
92165 (MSN 3426) to New Zealand as NZ5658.
92166 (MSN 3427) to New Zealand as NZ5655.
92167 (MSN 3428) to New Zealand as NZ5652.
92171/92177 to Royal Navy as KD993/KD999
92178/92195 to Royal Navy as KE100/KE117
92196 (MSN 3457) to New Zealand as NZ5660.
92199 (MSN 3460) to New Zealand as NZ5651.
92210 (MSN 3471) to New Zealand as NZ5656.
92213 assgned to VFB-85 on USS Shangri-La in last months of the war. Center section found in a field covered
with weeds, currently undergoing restoration.
92235 flew into ground while landing at NAS
New Orleans, LA July 9, 1950.
92246 at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL. At one time was
on civil registry as N766JD
92381 force landed north of Baker, OR July 26,1950.
92399 (MSN 3660) to N4717C, to N448AG, to G-CCMV. Owner was killed when his Hawker Sea Fury overturned.
G-CCMV operated on behalf of his family by Aircraft Restoration Co and is
based at Duxford, UK. Has been sold to Cavanaugh Flight Museum of Addison, TX as
92433 to Frank Tallman/Movieland of the Air Museum, Orange County, CA in 1960 as N3440G
Reported destroyed in hangar fire at Addison, TX 1970. ID
transferred to rebuild of BuNo 92471 as N773RD with Ray Dieckman of Cincinnatti, OH.
92436 (MSN 3697) to Ed Maloney's Air Museum, Claremont, CA 1958. To
Ed Maloney's Planes of Fame, Ontario, CA 1963 as N3470G. To Canadian
Warplane Heritage, Hamilton, Ontario 1973 ans CF-IJW. To Canadian Warplane Heritage
Mt Hope, Ontario 1974 as C-GCWX and flown as KD658/X-115. To Olympic Flight Museum,
Olympia WA 1998 as N72NW. Now with Olympic Jet, Inc of Olympia, WA registered as N72NW.
92460 in 1990 was on display at Sikorsky Memorial Airport, CT. Still there
on a pole at entrance May 29, 2005. Taken down for
renovation Jul 22, 2008, but not sure if it will go back on the pole
afterwards because of probable sea air corrosion. Reported 2008 to
be under restoration by Connecticut Air and Space Center,
Stratford, CT. At one time used by Salvadorean AF
92463 (MSN 3724) to El Salvador AF as FAS 210. Sold as scrap/spared but
registration N5018R reserved Aug 19, 2005, taken up Jul 21, 2006
92468 with American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum, Midland, TX,
registered as N9964Z. Reported slightly damaged Apr 9, 2008
at Breckenridge, TX by tornado.
92471 (MSN 3732) registered as N773RD owned by Ray Dieckman after adopting the ID of BuNo 92433.
92487 (VF-842) crashed into oil storage depot Apr 23, 1954 near Idlewild APT, NY. Pilot
survived with injuries.
92489 (MSN 3750) to El Salvador AF as FAS-209. Registered N209TW Nov 2002.
In 1990 was reported stored by Frank Arrufat of Los Angeles, CA. Collided on taxiway with Zero N8280K
Mar 15, 2016. Substantial damage to both aircraft.
92490 to El Salvador AF as FAS 212. Sold as scrap/spares but registration
N5016C reserved Aug 19, 2005, taken up Jul 21, 2006.
92507 (VF-842) caught in severe ground wind after landing and flipped over and crashed
on its back Mar 23, 1955. Pilot killed.
92508 with Training Services, Inc of Virginia Beach, VA registered as N46RL. Reported restored to airworthiness
since 1999 (still registered as N46RL and with Military Aviation Museum, Virginia Beach, VA
92509 stored at NAS Lichfield, AZ Apr 1955. To civilian ownership as N9150Z,
then N92509. To Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum in 1977. Flown as race
#86. Registration N9PP reserved in 1978 but NTU. Now registered as N3PP with
Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum.
92592 SOC after forced landing near Hanover, MA Mar 15, 1952
92618 to El Salvador AF as FAS-2089. Sold as scrap/spares but registration
N5015M reserved Aug 19, 2005, taken up Jul 21, 2006
92629 stored at NAS Litchfield Park, AZ 1957. To El Salvador AF as FAS 215 in 1957.
To civilian registry in USA as N62290 in 1975. Rebuilt and flown as 167/Samantha Sue/VF-53.
To Planes of Fame Air Museum, Minnesota. in 1983. To Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm
Springs, CA Dec 1997.
92642 to El Salvador AF as FAS 214. Sold as scrap/spared but registration
N50166 reserved Aug 19, 2005, taken up Jul 21, 2006
92643 to El Salvador AF. Sold as scrap/spare but registration N5015T
reserved Aug 19, 2005, taken up Jul 21, 2006
92644 to El Salvador AF. Sold as scrap/spares but registration N50182
reserved Aug 19, 2005, taken up Jul 21, 2006.
92661 (VF-812/NARTU Minneapolis E-31 ca 1950-52.
According to some databases, 92688 went to Honduras AF as FAH-612.
But FAH-612 was F4U-4 97288.
92702/93301 Ryan FR-1 Fireball
Ryan Aeronautical Corporation Model 28. A composite piston and jet engine fighter.
Contract cancelled. Serial reallocated from cancelled FG-1D batch.
93302/93651 Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk
Curtiss Model 97B.
93334 assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, VA Aug 28, 1945 to
Apr 19, 1946. Assigned to Naval Air Test Center (NATC), NAS Patuxent River, MD
93652/94751 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
Model G-50. 94522/94751 cancelled
93786 (VMF-321) sank after bad catapult shot off USS Puget Sound CVE-113 Sept 3, 1945.
93811 to NAF China Lake by Sep 1956.
93875 (VF-150) mechanical failure on USS Lake Champlain CV-39 Sept 1, 1945.
93879 (MSN A-11631) with Planes of Fame, Anchorage, AK flying as
as N4994V. Collided with Cessna 182H N8567S in circuit at Parker, AZ Jan 11, 2003.
Cessna crashed, F6F landed safely. Crashed into power lines Oct 8, 2005
in Monterey, TN, fell to the ground, and burst into flames. Pilot killed.
93895 expended as drone.
93944 crashed after high-speed stall off Key West, FL
Nov 10, 1950. Pilot killed.
94054 damaged in taxiing accident at NAS Glenview, IL Jan 10, 1951.
94182 lost Mar 2, 1949 over Mt. Baldy, California after leaving MAS El Toro on instrument practice flight. Pilot killed
94202 lost Mar 2, 1949 over Mt. Baldy, California after leaving MAS El Toro on instrument practice flight. Pilot killed
94203 (MSN A-11955) became N7865C. Reported 1973 on display at
National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL
94204 (MSN A-11956) became N4998V. Pased through various hands until
reported 1986 at Lone Star Flight Museum, Houston, TX.
Rebuilt to flying conditin by Steve Picatti of Hayward, CA.
First flight after rebuild May 4, 1989.
94263 (MSN A-12015) converted to F6F-5K drone. To NAF R&D China Lake by Sep 1956. Reported 1976 at USMC Museum,
MCAS Quantico, VA. Reported 1988 loaned to Cradle of Aviation Museum,
Garden City, NY.
94385 (MSN A-12137) registered N77861C. Reported Sep 1961 with
Confederate Air Force, Victoria, TX. Damaged by fire in
crashlanding Jul 1969. Remains reported 1982 with Michael
E. Coutches of Hayward, CA
94388 spun in 32 mi from NAS Boca Chica, FL May 26, 1953.
94408 to NAF China Lake by Sep 1956
94409 to NAF China Lake by Apr 1948
94470 to NAF China Lake by Sep 1956.
94473 (cn A-12255) became N4964W. With Planes of Fame Air Museum, Minnesota, painted as an F6F-3
flown by Ens. W. B. Webb of VF-2 which shot down 6 Vals during the Marianas Turkey Shoot.
94752/94802 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
94755 (VF-661) jumped off chocks at NAAS Chincoteague,
VA and hit side of 95025 8/13/1951. Both SOC
94757 (VF-19) crashed into barrier Corregidor CVE-58
8/30/1945. Pilot OK
94758 (VF-192) ditched off NAS Alameda, CA 12/10/1948.
94759 to NAF-NOTS Inyokern ca 1952. To French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94760 (VF-11) cold catapult shot off Philippine Sea
CV-47 11/21/1949 and went overside. Pilot OK.
94765 (VF-72) delivered to Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors Corporation as
pattern aircraft for production of F3M-1 aircraft. Swerved off runway NAS Quonset Point, RI
9/10/1949. Pilot OK.
94771 (VF-1A) missing in combat air patrol off
Tarawa CV-40 7/18/1948. Pilot missing.
94779 spun in during landing NAAS Barin Field, AL
4/12/1950. Pilot killed.
94782 (VF-10A/VF-92) force landed after takeoff from
NAAS Charlestown, RI 8/9/1948. Pilot injured.
94784 (VF-19) collided with 94789 near NAS Barbers
Point, HI. Both pilots bailed out OK.
94785 crashed into barrier landing on Antietam CV-36
94788 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94789 9VF-19) collided with 94784 near NAS Barbers
Point, HI. Both pilots bailed out OK
94791 (VFB-19) crashed during glide bomb run 12/10/1945
near Molokai, HI. Pilot killed.
94794 (VF-19) crashed during aerobatics 7/17/1945 near
NAAS Vernalis, CA. Pilot killed.
94795 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94797 (VF-17A) ditched on takeoff from NAS Quonset Point,
RI 4/25/1947. Pilot OK.
94803 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
Trial installation of four-cannon armament Jun 1945. Redesignated F8F-1C and then reassigned as F8F-1B
after BuAer changes in designations (B had been reserved for Lend-Lease aircraft to UK.
94804/94971 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
94804 loaned to USAAF in 1945 at Wright Field for evaluation, later to Eglin AFB 1946-47.
94807 was in midair collision with Taylorcraft NC39152 Aug 26, 1946 at
Salt Lake City MAP. Pilot of Taylorcraft killed, Bearcat landed safely with
slight damage. With CQTU-4, stalled on landing at NAAS Barin Field,
AL 7/5/1951. Pilot OK.
94811 (VF-10A) damaged on flight deck USS Philippine Sea CV-47 1/30/1948
94812 converted to XF8F-1N with AN/APS-19 radar. Assigned to Boca-Chica, FL.
Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, VA May 21, 1946 to Apr 17, 1947.
Assigned to NAS Patuxent River, MD. 94812 (VF-191) in deck crash on Boxer CV-21 11/17/1948.
94813 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94814 stalled during landing at NAAS Cabannis Field, TX 12/01/1949. Pilot killed.
94816 (VF-20A) flew into tree during downwind leg NAAS Cotati, CA 1/29/1947. Pilot killed.
94819 converted to XF8F-1N with AN/APS-19 radar. Assigned to NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory,
NAS Moffett Field, CA Apr 2, 1946 to Jun 1, 1953.
Used for flying qualities, stability and control, and performance evaluations.
Modified with gun sight tracking displays.
94825 in hard landing at NAAS Cabannis Field, TX 9/27/1951. Pilot OK.
94826 (VF-20A) forced landing at Lampson Field, Clear Lake, CA 2/11/1947. Pilot OK.
94833 (VF-722) in runway collision at NAS Glenview, IL
2/18/1951. Pilot OK
94835 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94838 (VF-193) gear retracted during takeoff roll NAS Alameda, CA. 8/27/1948.
94842 (VF-662) stalled during landing at NAAS Chincoteague, VA 8/15/1951. Pilot OK.
94844 (VBF-18) damaged in force-landing at NAS Quonset Point, RI. 7/17/1946 after engine
failure. Pilot OK.
94845 (VBF-19) crashed while circling a crash site and sank 6/5/1946. Pilot OK.
94847 (VBF-18) in takeoff accident from Leyte CV-32 and skidded on deck and went
overside 10/15/1946. Pilot killed.
94849 (VF-10) spun-in during landing on Philippine Sea CV-47 2/16/1948. Pilot killed.
94852 (VBF-18) flew into ground on takeoff near NAAS Hyannis, MA 8/9/1946. Pilot injured.
94853 swerved off runway during takeoff NAAS Cabannis Field, TX 5/22/1950. Pilot OK
94856 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94857 (VT-18) no pullout from dive and crashed off Newport, RI 3/22/1946. Pilot killed.
94862 (CQTU-4) force landed after takeoff from Barin Field, Foley, AL 11/18/1950.
94867 (VBF-18) force landed at Pendelton Hill, RI 12/08/1945. Pilot OK.
94869 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94871 (VF-20A) crash landed on deck of Boxer CV-21 5/24/1948. Pilot OK
94873 development aircraft for F8F-2 tail configuration. Assigned to NAS Patuxent River, MD.
Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, later as NACA Langley Research Center,
Langley Field, VA Jun 6, 1946 to Jun 16, 1953. Assigned to NAS Norfolk, VA.
94874 (CQTU-4) spun in during landing at NAAS Barin
Field, FL 2/13/1951. Pilot OK
94879 (CASU-25) stalled on takeoff from NAS Oceana, VA
5/23/1946. Pilot injured.
94881 ditched in Chesapeake Bay while flying out of NAS Anacostia, DC
Dec 12, 1950. Pilot OK.
94883 (CQTU-4) spun in during tight turn while landing
at NAAS Corry Field, FL 2/04/1951. Pilot killed.
94885 (VBF-19) deck crash on Antietam CB-36 6/8/1946.
94887 (VF-15A) swerved on takeoff from NAS Seattle, WA
crashed and caught fire 5/11/1948. Pilot OK
94888 (VMF-321) in midair 15 mi from Patuxent River
12/12/50. Ditched, pilot OK
94891 (CQTU-4) stalled on landing at NAAS Barin Field,
AL and hit inverted 5/22/1951. Pilot killed.
94893 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94894 (VBF-19) ditched at sea off Bennington CV-20
2/27/1946. Pilot OK.
94895 (VF-10A) ditched off USS Philippine Sea CV-47
1/20/1948. Pilot injured.
94901 (CQTU-4) stalled during landing on Monterey
CVL-26. Pilot OK
94903 (CQTU-4) ground looped during landing NAAS Corry
Field, FL 03/04/1951. Pilot OK
94906 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94910 (VBF-19) torque roll on landing on Antietam
CV-36 6/5/1946 and crashed into sea. Pilot killed.
94912 (VF-22A) wheel caught fire in hot landing NAS
San Diego, CA 6/3/1947. Pilot injured.
94914 engine failure 11/27/1945 near Washington, DC
and pilot bailed out.
94917 torque roll during landing NAS Olanthe, KA
5/13/1950. Pilot OK
94923 (CQTU-4) stalled during landing at NAAS Barin
Field, AL 3/26/1951. Pilot killed.
94924 (VF-1A) hit barrier and went overside Boxer CV-21
9/22/1947. Pilot injured.
94927 (VF-19A) dove in off NAS Alameda, CA during target
practice 8/18/1947. Pilot killed.
94928 (VF-11A) ditched during glide bombing practice on
target boat near Pt. Loma, CA 5/13/1947. Pilot OK.
94932 (CATU-4) stalled on landing at NAAS Barin Field,
AL 10/18/1951. Pilot OK.
94937 (ATU#9) ran out of fuel in bad weather 12/8/1946
and pilot bailed out. Plane hit hillside near
Rockville, MD. Pilot OK.
94941 (VF-191) hit gunnery banner during gunnery
competition and ditched off NAS Alameda, CA.
10/17/1949. Pilot missing.
94947 (VF-12) ground looped on landing at McCalla Field,
Cuba 10/30/1949. Pilot OK.
94949 (VBF-18) torque roll on landing Leyte CV-32
9/1/1946 and sank. Pilot OK.
94951 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94954 (VF-18) crashed during air show Omaha, NB
Jul 19, 1946. Slow roll right after takeoff.
94956 (MSN D.205) to French AF and then in May 1956 to Royal Thai AF as Kh15-178/98.
At RTAF Museum, Don Maung.
94958 spun in during low altitude turn near NAAS
Cabannis Field, TX 9/11/1951. Pilot killed.
94960 (VMF-215) dove in near Schell City, MD. Pilot
94963 ground looped on landing at NAS Glenview, IL
9/19/1951. Pilot OK.
94964 (VF-13) hit ramp on landing Tarawa CV-40 and went
over port site 10/02/1948. Pilot killed.
94966 (VC-662) landing gear collapsed during takeoff
roll NAS Anacostia, DC. Date?
94969 (VF-13) ditched 2 miles east of Kaneohe, HI
10/10/1948. Pilot OK.
94970 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
94972 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
To NAF-NOTS Inyuokers ca 1952.
94973/94981 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
94982 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
94983/94986 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
94985 during emergency landing hit patch on runway
at Watsonville Airport, CA. Pilot Ok.
94986 late pullout from dive during air show at Jacksonville NAS, FL.
9/29/1946. Pilot killed. First Blue Angels fatal accident.
94987 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
94987 (VF-8A) ditched off USS Leyte CV-32 6/8/1947. Pilot OK.
94988/94998 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
94988 (VF-152) hard landing on Valley Forge CV-45 11/04/1948. Pilot OK
94989 (VF-11) in hard landing on Philippine Sea CV-47
3/10/1950 and skidded on deck. Pilot OK.
94990 landing gear collapsed on landing at NAAS Cabaniss
Field, TX 11/02/1949. Pilot OK.
94999 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95000/95001 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95001 (VF-1A) ground looped on takeoff from NAF El Centro 4/28/1948. Pilot injured.
95002 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95003/95008 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95004 gear collapsed during landing roll-out at NAS Glenview, Il 9/15/1950. Pilot OK.
95009 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95010/95014 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95011 (VF-19A) in wheels-up landing at NAF El Centro, CA 3/2/1948. Pilot OK.
95014 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95015 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95015 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95016/95021 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95022 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95023/95027 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95025 (VF-661) damaged when 94755 jumped off chocks at
NAAS Chincoteague, VA and hit side. Both SOC
95028 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95028 (VF-12) swerved off runway during landing at NAAS
Cecil Field, FL 2/2/1950. Pilot OK.
95029/95032 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95029 (VF-19A) in midair collision with 95458 3/17/1948. Both pilots killed.
95033 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95034 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95035/95038 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95038 (VF-9A) taxied overside on Philippine Sea CV-47
due to brake failure 5/1/1947. Pilot OK.
95039 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95040/95043 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95040 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95044 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95045/95048 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95045 (VF-191) overside landing Valley Forge CV-45 8/04/1949. Pilot OK
95046 (VF-10A) catapult bridle ring broke Philippine
Sea CV-47, rolled off deck and sank in Narrragansett
Bay 3/19/1947. Pilot OK
95047 (VF-1A) crashed off Tarawa CV-40 due to bad weather 7/18/1948. Pilot killed.
95049 Grumman XF8F-2 Bearcat
F8F-1 airframe with semi-production R-2800-30W engine
95050 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95051/95055 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95051 torque roll on takeoff from Biggs AFB, TX 4/1/1948. Pilot OK.
95054 (CQTU-4) hard landing and hit barrier Cabot CVL-28 8/29/1949. Pilot OK.
95056 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95057/95061 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95057 (VF-1A) spun in on wave off from Tarawa CV-40
9/4/1947. Pilot injured.
95059 (VF-98) spun in on landing Leeward Pt. Field,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 4/8/1947. Pilot killed.
95061 (VF-152) hard landing on Antietam CV-36
10/15/1948. Pilot OK.
95062 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95063/95067 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95063 (VF-12) hard landing on Philippine Sea CV-47
10/29/1949. Pilot OK.
95068 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95069/95073 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95074 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95074 (VF-8A) in midair collision with 95162 4/4/1947.
95075/95079 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95075 (VF-7A) in deck crash on Leyte CV-39 9/29/1947.
95077 (VF-11) wing buckled on landing Philippine Sea CV-47 11/21/1949. Pilot OK.
95078 (VF-3A) ditched off Randolph CV-15 7/25/1947.
95079 crashed into mountain near Skull Valley, AZ Nov 15, 1952 on
way to NAS San Diego from Glenview NAS, IL. Pilot killed.
Cause of crash was getting lost in bad weather.
95080 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95081/95085 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95083 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95085 stalled on landing approach near NAAS Cabannis Field, TX 12/19/1951. Pilot killed.
95086 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95087/95092 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95087 (VF-10A) in midair with 95193 during simulated attack on CV 20 mi S of NAAS
Charlestown, RI 11/18/1947. Both pilots killed
95093 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95093 (VF-72) lost during ship to shore flight off Midway 6/22/1950. May have suffered
vertigo during rain squall. Pilot killed.
95094/95097 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95098 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95099/95102 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95099 (VF-4A) spun in landing Kearsarge CV-33 3/14/1947. Pilot killed.
95101 (VF-11) hard landing and hit barrier on Franklin D. Roosevelt 2/9/1950. Pilot OK.
95102 (VMF-543) force landed after takeoff from NAS Glenview, IL 10/29/1951. Pilot injured.
95103 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95104/95107 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95107 stalled during landing at NAAS Cabannis Field, TX 12/04/1951. Pilot killed.
95108 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95108 (VF-33) ring broke during catapult shot Leyte
CV-32 and crashed into sea 2/22/1949. Pilot OK
95109/95112 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95110 (VBF-18) wingtip failed in dive during training
exercise off Leyte CB-32) 9/30/1946. Pilot killed.
95111 (VF-7A) force landed near Saunterstown, RI due
to fuel exhaustion 22/26/1947 and hit tree.
95112 (VF-7A) hard landing on Leyte CV-38 2/13/1948.
95113 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95114/95117 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95116 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95118 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95119/95122 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95122 (VX-3) hard landing and hit barrier, Saipan
CVL-48 11/30/1948. Pilot injured.
95123 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
(VF-17A) stalled on landing at NAAS Otis Field, MA 6/12/1945.
95124/95127 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95125 (VF-12) stalled on landing Philippine Sea CV-47
9/29/1949. Pilot OK.
95128 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95129/95132 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95131 (VF-11) in hard landing on Philippine Sea CV-47
11/19/1949. Pilot OK.
95133 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95134/95137 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95134 in torque roll during landing Cabot CVL-26, hit
inverted 4/21/1952. Pilot killed.
95136 in torque roll on takeoff from NAAS Cabannis
Field, TX 4/13/1951. Pilot killed.
95138 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95139 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95140 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
(VF-3A) stalled on landing on Randolph CV-15 6/30/1947
and hit inverted. Pilot killed.
95141/95142 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95141 collided with 95185 5/14/1949 near NAAS Cabannis
Field, TX. Pilot bailed out OK. Pilot of 95185
95142 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95143 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95144/95147 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95144 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95148 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
(VF-31) crashlanded at Barksale AFB, LA May 18, 1950.
95149 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95150 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95151/95155 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95151 force landed 40 miles from Phoenix, AZ on
cross-country flight 4/14/1952. Pilot OK
95154 ditched 25 miles from NAAS Cabaniss Field, TX
9/18/1951. Pilot OK
95156 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95157/95160 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95157 (VF-923) gear collapsed during landing rollout
NAS San Dieto, CA. 12/14/1950. Pilot injured.
95158 crashed during high speed dive 1/2 mile SE of
Cedarville, NJ 10/22/1951. Pilot killed.
95161 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95161 (VCN-1) undershot landing and hit trees NAS
Barbers Point, HI 10/16/1947. Pilot killed.
95162 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95162 (VF-8A) in midair collision with 95074 4/4/1947.
95163/95165 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95163 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95164 (VF-11) hard landing on Phillippine Sea CV-47
and hit parked aircraft AD-3Q 122865 and F8F-1
95419. Pilot OK but all aircraft stricken.
95165 (VF-71) rolled off deck of Philippine Sea CV-47
on takeoff 1/11/1949. Pilot killed.
95166 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95167/95170 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95168 (VF-7A) in hard landing on Leyte CV-32 2/12/1947.
95171 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95172 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95173/95175 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95174 spun in during aerobatics near Aqua Dulce, TX
6/9/1949. Pilot bailed out OK.
95176 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95176 hard landing on Leyte CV-32 2/6/1947. Pilot
95177/95180 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95181 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95182 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95183/95189 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95184 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95185 in midair with 95141 near NAAS Cabannis Field, TX
5/14/1949. Pilot killed. Pilot of 95141 bailed
95187 Blue Angel "Beetle Bomb" went in to slow roll on takeoff NAAS Whiting
Field, FL Apr 24, 1950. Pilot killed
95189 (VF-7A) in hard landing Leyte CV-32 2/13/1948.
95190 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95191 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95192/95194 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95193 (VF-10A) in midair with 95087 during simulated
attack on CV 20 mi S of NAAS Charlestown, RI
11/18/1947. Both pilots killed
95195 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95195 landing long and hit barrier Leyte CV-32
1/26/1948. Pilot injured.
95196/95197 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95196 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95198 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95199 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95199 (VF-1L) landing gear collapsed on landing at
NAS Atlantic City, NJ 12/11/1947. Pilot OK
95200 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95201/95204 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95204 (VF-11A) overside landing Valley Forge CV-45
1/19/1948. Pilot OK. Also have this plane as
being with VF-19 and ditched off Bennington
CV-20 3/18/1946. Pilot also OK.
95205 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95206 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95207/95209 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95208 (VF-10A) stalled on landing at NAAS Charlestown,
RI 9/4/1947. Pilot killed.
95210 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95211/95213 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95214 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95215 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95216/95220 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95216 (VF-4A) in hard landing on Kearsarge CV-33
9/16/1947. Pilot injured.
95218 (VF-7A) in deck accident USS Leyte CV-32
1/20/1948. Pilot OK
95219 SOC Navy at Alameda Oct 22, 1951 and believed to have
gone directly to Royal Thai AF as Kh15-32/94
95221 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95221 (VF-132) hit banner during air-to-air gunnery and
ditched off Pontaverda, FL 20/03/1949. Pilot OK.
95222 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95223/95226 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95227 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95228/95229 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95228 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95230 Grumman F8F-1N Bearcat
95231 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95232 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95232 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95233/95236 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95233 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95234 (VF-152) overshot landing at NAS Alameda, CA
12/06/1948. Pilot OK
95236 (CQTU-4) hit trees on landing Bronosn Field, AL
1/14/1950. Pilot injured.
95237 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95237 (VF-8A) stalled during landing Ta Kali Airfield,
Malta. Pilot OK.
95238/95241 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95241 (CQTU-4) hit barrier on landing Cabot CVL-28.
Pilot OK. Date?
95242 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95243/95246 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95246 (CQTU-4) ditched wheels down off runway Perdido
Bay 8/12/1949. Pilot injured.
95247 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95248/95252 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95252 (VF-10A) ditched off Philippine Sea CV-47 15 m
south of Malta 5/27/1948
95253 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95254/95259 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95255 (MSN D.527) to civil registry as N41089, then N58204.
reported 1972 displayed at Tan Son Nhut AB, South Vietnam. In
2009 reported owned by owner in USA.
95260 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95261/95264 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95265 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95265 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95266/95270 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95267 leveled off high during landing at NAS Olanthe,
KA 6/23/1950. Pilot OK.
95289 (VF-5A) stalled on landing Shangri-LA CV-38 6/3/1947
and sank. Pilot injured.
95271 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95272/95274 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95273 (VF-13) stalled on landing on Tarawa CV-40 and
sank 11/30/1948. Pilot injured.
95275 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95276/95280 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95280 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95281 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95282/95284 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95283 (VF-19A) force landed after takeoff from NAS
San Diego 10/23/1947. Pilot injured.
95285 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
(VF-12) crashlanded 4 mi NE of Maxwell AFB, AL Aug 17, 1950.
95286/95289 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95286 force landed west of Borger, TX 8/17/1951.
95290 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95291/95294 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95294 (VF-153) ditched in San Francisco Bay 12/08/1948.
95295 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95296/95299 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95296 (VF-151) ditched during group tactics, NAS
Alameda, CA 1/26/1949. Pilot injured.
95300 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95301/95304 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95301 forced landed after takeoff from NAS St Louis, MO
and landed near Vichy, MO 7/16/1951. Pilot
95304 (VF-111) in midair with 95421 off La Jolla, CA
9/1/1948. Both pilots killed.
95305 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95306/95309 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95309 landed long at NAAS Charlestown, RI and hit
snow bank 2/16/1948.
95310 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95310 (VF-72) force landed near NAS Quonset Point,
RI 3/08/1951. Pilot OK
95311/95314 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95311 (VF-19A) hit slipstream landing behind B-29
and crashed at Davis Monthan Field, AZ
10/16/1948. Pilot injured.
95312 (VF-11A) hit barrier in landing Valley Forge
CV-45. Pilot OK. Date?
95314 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95315 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95316/95318 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95317 (VF-152) hit barrier landing Boxer CV-21 1/10/1949. Pilot OK.
95319 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95320/95323 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95320 (VCN-1) hit barrier on landing Valley Forge CV-45
22/13/1947. Pilot OK.
95324 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95324 (VF-1A) hit barrier on landing Tarawa CV-40
9/4/1947. Pilot OK.
95325/95329 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95326 (VF-191) collided with 95443 during gunnery near
Farallon Island 1/5/1949. Both pilots killed.
95329 (CQTU-4) ground-looped on landing at NAAS Barin
Field, AL. Pilot OK. Date?
95330 Grumman XF8F-2 Bearcat
F8F-1 airframe with semi-production R-2800-30W engine
95331/95333 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95332 (VF-73) dove in 3 miles off Sakannat Point, RI
9/8/1949. Pilot missing.
95333 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95334 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95334 (VF-8A) hard landing on Leyte CV-32 2/13/1948.
95335/95339 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95335 (VF-4A) hit barrier on landing Kearsarge CV-33)
6/1/1947. Pilot injured.
95336 (CQTU-4) hit barrier on landing Cabot CVL-28
8/29/1949. Pilot OK.
95337 (VF-4A) hit banner during gunner and crashed
NAS Quonset Point, RI. 10/21/1947. Pilot killed.
95338 (MSN D.610) reported 1972 displayed at Tan Son Nhut AB,
95340 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95340 (V-6A) in hard landing on Leyte CV-32 2/12/1948.
95341/95343 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95342 to French AF. Lost May 1949, details unknown. The
aircraft at Takhli AFB, Thailand is often quoted as ex-
95342, but it is probably not. The aircraft at Takhli
bears the figures 342, but this is apparently a Thai
95343 force landed at Andrews AFB, MD Feb 25, 1951.
95344 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95345/95348 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95345 (VF-153) hit barrier in landing on Antietam CV-36
10/11/1948. Pilot injured.
95344 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95350/95353 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95352 ditched off NAS Corpus Christi, TX 6/24/1952.
95354 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95355/95358 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95356 on civil registry as N7247C, then N4752Y
95358 (VF-73) caught fire while taxiing on ground NAS
Quonset Point, RI 11/22/1949. Pilot OK.
95359 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95360/95362 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95363 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95363 (VF-2A) in midair with 95411 7/15/1948. Pilot
bailed out, other pilot killed.
95364/95367 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95365 (VF-19A) hard landing on Boxer CV-21 11/12/1947.
95366 stalled on landing at NAAS Cecil Field, FL
3/8/1950. Pilot killed.
95368 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95369/95372 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95369 (MSN D.641, VF-13) wing collapsed during landing Philippine
Sea CV-47. Pilot OK. Reported 1972 displayed at Nha Trang
AB, South Vietnam
95371 (VF-12) hit barrier landing on Midway CVB-41
8/31/1949. Pilot OK
95372 (VF-1L) ditched during landing approach to Saipan
CVL-48 5/18/1947. Pilot OK.
95373 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95374/95377 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95375 spun in during landing NAAS Bronson Field, FL
04/21/1952. Pilot killed
95378 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95379/95382 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95380 crashed during landing approach to NAS Memphis,
TN May 13, 1953.
95381 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95383 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95383 (VF-2A/VF-12) in midair collision with 95425 off
Tarawa CV-40 7/18/1948. Both pilots killed.
95384/95386 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95387 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95388/95390 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95391 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95392/95395 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95392 (VF-9A) hard landing on Philippine Sea CV-47
1/6/1948. Pilot OK
95393 (VF-11A) ditched off Valley Forge CV-45
12/03/1947. Pilot OK
95396 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95396 (VF-2A) hit catwalk on landing Tarawa CV-40
9/2/1947. Pilot OK.
95397/95400 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95401 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
MSN D.650. Reported 1979 at Flying Tigers Museum, Paris, TX
95402/95405 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95402 (VF-13) crashed into high terrain during bad
weather near Berlin, PA 9/13/1949. Pilot
95404 (VF-111) hard landing on Valley Forge CV-45
10/12/1948. Pilot OK
95406 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95407/95410 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95408 SOC Apr 27, 1956 at NAS San Diego.
95410 elevator torn off in dive and crashed 41 mi from
NAAS Cabannis Field, TX 12/17/1951. Pilot killed.
95411 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95411 (VF-2A) in midair with 95363 7/15/1948. Pilot
killed, other pilot bailed out.
95412/95415 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95412 to French AF as 5412
95416 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95416 (VF-2A) ditched during navigation flight 8/20/1947
near NAS San Diego, CA. Pilot injured.
95417/95419 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95419 hit by hard landing F8F-1 95164 2/28/1950 aboard
Philippine Sea. SOC.
95420 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95421/95424 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95421 (VF-111) in collision with 95304 off La Jolla, CA
9/1/1948. Both pilots killed.
95425 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95425 (VF-2A/VF-12) in midair collision with 95383 off
Tarawa CV-40 7/18/1948. Both pilots killed.
95426/95429 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95426 (VF-112) ditched after takeoff NAS San Diego, CA
Pilot injured. Date?
95427 (VF-191) in hard landing on Boxer CV-21)
11/05/1948. Pilot OK.
95429 (VF-20A/VF-192) ditched off Princeton CV-37
8/4/1948. Pilot OK.
95430 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95430 (VF-2A) spun in on landing Tarawa CV-40 9/15/1947.
95431/95434 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95434 SOC with USN May 1954 and believed to have gone to
Royal Thai AF
95435 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95436/95439 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95438 (F8F-1D, VU-4) gear collapsed landing NAAS
Chincoteague, VA 5/12/1949. Pilot OK
95440 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95441/95444 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95442 went into inverted spin during aerobatics and
crashed near NAAS Cabannis Field, TX 4/11/1950.
95443 (VF-191) collided with 95326 during gunnery near
Farallon Island 1/5/1949. Both pilots killed.
95445 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95446/95449 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95449 (VF-9A) hard landing on Philippine Sea CV-47
1/6/1948. Pilot OK.
95450 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95451/95453 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95415 (VF-19A) ditched off Boxer CV-21 3/15/1948 due
to fuel exhaustion. Pilot OK
95454 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95454 hard landing on Boxer CV-21 3/4/1948. Pilot
OK. Stalled on landing at NAAS Cabannis Field, TX
11/08/1949. Pilot killed.
95455/95458 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95448 (VF-19A) in midair with 95029 3/17/1948. Both
95459 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95460/95462 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95461 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95463 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95464/95467 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95464 to French AF. Delivered from Vietnam to Royal Thai AF
95466 (VR-3) landing gear collapsed on takeoff from
Spartansburg Airport, SC 6/25/1950. Pilot OK
95467 (VF-885) stalled on landing on Monterey
CVL-26 9/4/1951. Pilot OK
95468 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95468 (VF-13A) engine failure on landing Tarawa CV-40 and
ditched 10/23/1947. Pilot OK.
95469/95471 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95470 (VF-193) ditched off Boxer CV-21 11/01/1948.
95471 crashed during bombing practice off NAAS
Cabannis Field, TX 4/25/1952. Pilot killed.
95472 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95473/95476 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95477 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95478/95481 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95479 VF-721 flew into water near target during
gunnery practice ESE of Ft. Lauderdale, FL
3/26/1950. Pilot killed.
95482 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95483/95486 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
94483 SOC with USN and to Royal Thai AF as Kh15-154/97
95487 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95488/95491 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95490 (VF-9A) hard landing on Philippine Sea CV-47
1/6/1948. Pilot OK.
95491 force landed near NAAS Cabannis Field, TX
3/08/1951 due to oil loss. Pilot OK
95492 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95493/95497 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
95495 (CQTU-4) flew into water in landing on Cabot
CVL-28 2/13/1950. Pilot OK.
95496 (CQTU-4) spun in during landing Wright
CVL-49 11/07/1950. Pilot killed.
95498 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat
95499/96751 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat
96752/97390 Vought F4U-4 Corsair
96756 (VMF-212, USS Bataan) damaged by enemy fire or by own bomb blast
and ditched off shore Jan 20, 1951. Pilot KIA.
96759 (VF-871, USS Essex) damaged by enemy fire and crash-landed at
friendly field Dec 12, 1952.
96762 (VMF-323, USS Sicily) crashed into sea during landing Jun 17, 1951.
96763 (VF-653, USS Valley Forge) shot down by AAA SE of Munchon
Feb 11, 1952. Pilot KIA.
96768 (VMA-312, USS Pairoko) shot down by AAA near Soya-ri Mar 27, 1952.
Pilot bailed and rescued by SAR helicopter.
96770 (VF-193, USS Princeton) shot down by MiG near Hungnam Oct 7, 1952,
pilot bailed out successfully.
96771 (VF-74) lost off USS Philippine Sea 1 January 1949
96779 (VF-653, USS Valley Forge) crashed into water on takeoff Apr 26, 1952.
96784 (VF-192, USS Princeton) engine failure after bombing run May 5, 1952,
pilot bailed out.
96790 collided in midair with F6F-5 BuNo 79445 over lower east side of
Detroit Jun 23, 1948. Both pilots killed. It appears that
both pilots could have bailed out but stayed with their
planes to try and avoid damage to people and houses on the ground.
96793 (VF-874, USS Bon Homme Richard) disintegrated in midair during attack
on bridge Aug 11, 1951. Pilot MIA.
96794 (VF-92, USS Valley Forge) shot down by AAA S. of Wonsan, Korea
Apr 7, 1953. Pilot KIA.
96809 (VF-53, USS Valley Forge) engine failure of launch Jul 3, 1950. Pilot
96811 (VF-92, USS Valley Forge) engine failure on takeoff, ditched Apr 27, 1953.
96821 (VMF-323, USS Sicily) hit by AAA and made wheels-up landing near Imjin River in
enemy territory Jul 2, 1951. Pilot rescued.
96838 (HQS-33, VMAW-1) damaged in takeoff accident at Bofu AB,
Japan Jan 27, 1951.
96845 (VMF-323, USS Sicily) hit barrier on landing and flipped over Jul 28, 1951.
96851 (VF-783, USS Bon Homme Richard) hit by AAA S of Wonsan Nov 18, 1951,
pilot bailed out and rescued by helicopter.
96879 (VMA-312, USS Bairoko) shot down by AAA Mar 5, 1952. Pilot KIA.
96881 (VF-791, USS Boxer) ditched after engine failure on takeoff May 11, 1951.
96885 (MSN 9039) to Honduras AF as FAH-618. In 1990 was reported stored by Earl Ware of
Jacksonville, FL. In Nov 2006 was at USS Midway museum restoration facility.
96890 (VMA-312, USS Bairoko) hit by AAA and ditched Mar 29, 1952. Pilot rescued.
96894 (VF-653, USS Valley Forge) shot down by AAA N of Munchon May 13, 1952.
96895 (VF-63) crashed into sea during landing operations off USS Boxer (CV-21) Sep 26, 1950. Pilot
picked up by helicopter.
96899 (VF-53, USS Valley Forge) shot down by AAA N of Hungnam Dec 23, 1950.
96900 (VF-23, USS Boxer) lost power on takeoff and ditched Sep 16, 1950.
96916 (VMF-312, USS Bataan) ditched after being hit by AAA near Wonsan
Apr 9, 1951. Pilot rescued.
96918 (VF-884) hit by ground fire, pilot bailed out May 18, 1951. Pilot POW. Wreckage on display at the
Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
96923 (VF-63) pilot bailed out over Wonsan Harbor, rescued Apr 5, 1951.
96928 (VF-94) hit by AAA, ditched off USS Philippine Sea Jun 29, 1953. Pilot rescued by helo.
96932 (VF-152) hit by AAA and ditched in Wonsan
Harbor, Korea May 3, 1953.
96938 (VF-63) lost May 23, 1951 12 mi S of Koksan.
96939 (VMF-212) crashed on deck of USS Bataan Jan 22, 1951.
96951 (VF-871) crashed on takeoff from USS Essex Aug 2, 1952. Pilot rescued by helo.
96958 (VF-114) ditched while landing on USS Philippine Sea Apr 10, 1952. Pilot rescued by helo.
96965 (VF-193 crashed into sea while landing on USS Princeton after tailhook failed Jul 7, 1952
96970 ditched off Atlantic City, NJ Jul 6, 1950.
96973 (VMA-312) hit by ground fire Mar 10, 1952, pilot bailed out, rescued.
96979 (VMF-323) hit by ground fire SW of Pyongyang, crashed Jul 3, 1951. Pilot KIA
96982 (VF-94) in midair collision, pilot bailed out Apr 1, 1953. Pilot rescued by helo.
96991 (VMF-312) shot down by AAA and crashlanded in Han River near Munson Mar 15, 1951.
96995 (MSN 9149) to Honduras AF as FAH-614. Sold in 1979. In 1990 was airworthy with
J. K. Ridley of Abilene, TX as N9408M. To Austrian user as OE-EAS
97008 (VMF-312) crashed W of Hoengsong Feb 24, 1951. Pilot KIA
97011 (VF-884) shot down by AAA Sep 18, 1951. Pilot MIA
97015 (VF-24) shot down by AAA over Wonsan Harbor Apr 20, 1951.
97022 (VMF-212) hit by AAA and forced to ditch Aug 7, 1951. Pilot rescued.
97028 (VF-884) assigned to NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, NAS Moffett Field, CA Aug 21, 1945
to Apr 30, 1947. Used for flying qualities, stability and control, and performance evaluations.
Ditched due to mechanical failure Oct 8, 1951. Pilot rescued.
97029 (VMF-212) shot down by AAA Apr 22, 1951. Pilot KIA
97034 (VF-874) shot down by AAA W of Wonsan Jul 17, 1951, ditched in Wonsan Harbor
97044 (VF-63) crashed during landing on USS Valley Forge Feb 7 1951. Pilot rescued by helo
97045 (VF-653) hit by AAA E of Pungsan Mar 11, 1952. Unsuccessful bailout.
97048 (VMF-212, USS Badoeng Strait, CVE-116) hit by AAA Jan 26, 1952, pilot KIA in unsuccessful bail out.
97053 (VF-193 or VF-871) hit by AAA, ditched, DBR May 18, 1951.
97059 to Honduras AF as FAH-617. Interned in Guatemala Jul 15, 1969. Destroyed in accident Mar 3, 1977 after crash
landing at Tegucigalpa airport during military maneuvers.
Center fuselage and wing displayed at Museo del Aire de Honduras.
97061 to NAF-NOTS Inyokern by Feb 1951. A misfired rocket damaged the propellors and forcelanded 7 mi NW of
Armitage Field, CA Jan 17, 1952.
97063 (VMF-232) damaged in taxiing accident at Biggs AFB, TX Dec 23, 1950
97067 (VMF-323) hit by ground fire, damaged during SAR effort, wheels up landing at K-47 Oct 30, 1951.
97073 (VF-113) crashed into sea during bombing training exercise Jan 28, 1952
97083 (VF-874) hit by AAA and ditched in river near Tongha-ri, Korea Oct 5, 1951.
Pilot rescued by helo.
97090 engine failure out of NAAS El Centro, CA
Oct 24, 1950. Pilot bailed out.
97098 (VMF-312 hit by AAA and crashed ner Kycha Oct 3, 1950. Pilot KIA
97100 (VF-884 hit by AAA during dive on target, crashed near Pyongyang Nov 8, 1952. Pilot MIA
97115 (VMF-212) crashed on aft end of flight deck of USS Bataan Feb 3, 1951. Also listed as ditching
in Wonsan Harbor with VF-713 Nov 8, 1951.
97116 (VMA-312) hit by AAA and ditched in ocean near Changin-do Jul 15, 1952. Pilot rescued.
97120 (VMA-312) hit by AAA and crashlanded on frozen Annyong Reservoir 10 mi N of Haeju
Feb 24, 1953. Pilot rescued by helo.
97123 (VMF-312) developed fuel leak, smoke in cockpit, pilot bailed out Sep 28, 1950. Pilot
rescued by Japanese fishing boat.
97128 (VMF-323) went over side of USS Sicily Jul 9, 1951 due to bad brakes
97130 (VF-193) hit by AAA, pilot bailed out near Hoeryong and was rescued. Sep 13, 1952.
97132 (VF-193) shot down by AAA near Kilchu, Korea Jul 28, 1952. Pilot rescued by helo
97136 (VMA-312) hit by small armes fire near Kyo-dong, ditched SE of Cho-Do Apr 14, 1952. Pilot rescued.
97139 (VF-884) crashed on takeoff from USS Boxer due to power failure Aug 4, 1951. Pilot killed.
97142 (MSN 9296) to civil registry as N3771A, sale to Honduras AF fell through.
Now on display at National Museum of Naval Aviation as 97349, civil registration
N4802X reserved Apr 3, 1984. At Pima since at least Mar 1995.
97143 WFU Jul 5, 1956. To Honduran AF as FAH-613 in 1960. To US civil registry as N96042 in 1970.
Registered as N713JT in 1981 with Joseph and James Tobul of Pittsburg, PA.
Painted as aircraft JT-416 of VF653 of USS Valley Forge on one side and as aircraft JT-416
of VF884 USS Boxer on the other side. Crashed at Columbia, SC
Nov 10, 2002, killing pilot Joseph Tobul. Aircraft restored and is now flying again, piloted by
Joe Tobul's son Jim. Went off runway at Atlanta, GA May 16, 2014.
97144 (VMF-312) hit by AAA and force landed near Sukchon May 21, 1952.
97146 (VF-63) hit by AAA NE of Hongchon, pilot bailed out May 19, 1951
97153 (VMF-212) crashed through barriers on USS Bataan and damaged 97153 and 81390 Mar 4, 1951.
97201 was only Corsair to shoot down a jet aircraft during the Korean
War. Pilot was Maj. Jesse Folmar who shot down a MiG-15 Sep 10, 1952
97210 hit by AAA near Wonsan, Korea May 5, 1953.
97217 (VMF-232) damaged in taxiing accident at Biggs AFB, TX
Dec 23, 1950.
97225 (VMF-312, USS Bataan) hit by AAA, crashed and exploded near
Sariwon Airfield Apr 22, 1951. Pilot KIA
97259 (MSN 9413) to civil registry as N3728A. In 1990 was under restoration by EAA Museum Oshkosh, WI as N6667.
97264 (MSN 9418) to storage at Litchfield Park, AZ Oct 1956. Purchased by Pacific Warbirds Museum, then
to Eugene Akers and restored. In 1990 was under restoration as N5218V. Now in France as F-AZVJ.
Reported in 2007 as owned by Wings of Canada, but to be sold. Reported to be
undergoing major overhaul at Ezell Aviation, Breckenridge, TX in
2008 prior to delivery to new owner.
97267 to NAF-NOTS Inyokern by Jul 1950.
97277 (VF-653) crashed and burned on attemped deck launch from USS Valley Forge off Korea Feb 2, 1952.
97280 (MSN 9434) to Honduras AF as FAH-615. In 1990 was airworthy with Warbirds of Great Britain
at Biggin Hill, England as N49092. Later registered as N712RD. Collided on ground with F8F-1 N14HP Jul 28, 1999 at
Oshkosh, WI. Rebuilt. Now on civil registry as N712RD
97286 (MSN 9440) sale to Honduran AF not completed, registered as N5215V.
In 1990 was airworthy with Robby Jones of Minter City, MS as N5215V.
Damaged by Hurricane Andrew at Tamiani Aug 24, 1992, repaired for static
display. Displayed at Kermit Weeks Fantasy of Flight, Polk City, FL
97288 (MSN 9442) to Honduras AF as FAH-612. Now on civil registry as N4907M. Was airworthy in 1990 with Joseph Bellantoni
of Port Chester, NY
97296, 97364, 97415 converted to XF4U-5.
97302 (MSN 9456) planned sale to Honduras AF not completed. To civil registry as
N3764A. At Breckenridge Aviation Museum, Breckingridge, TX as N68HP
97320 (MSN 9474) to Honduras AF as FAH-616. On civil registry as N72084. Was airworthy
with John Roxbury of Princeton, MN in 1990.
97330 (MSN 9484) was airworthy in 1990 with Erikson Air Crane of Central Point,
OR as N5222V. Crashed at Chilquin, OR Aug 2, 1991 when pilot bailed out
after engine caught fire after aircraft struck tree. Wreck was restored
and registration N912CM was reserved. In 2010, 97330, registration number N5222V, was being
restored by Connecticut Corsair at Connecticut’s Chester Airport. About 30 percent of the
airplane will be newly fabricated.
97349 (MSN 9503) accepted by US Navy Feb 26, 1946. Initial service with FASRON 691 at NAS North Island.
Joined USMC at MCAS El Toro, serving with VMT-2 before going VMA-251 and later VMF-235, also
stationed at El Toro. Next with VMA-332 at Cherry Point and rejoined VMF-235 at Kaneohe in summer of 1952,
traveling to Hawaii aboard Cape Esperance, CVE-88. Last service with USMC was in late 1952 when
it served with VMF-238 at El Toro and Kaneohe. Reclaimed by US Navy in Hawaii and Farson 117 flew it to Barbers
Point early in 1953. After a stint with Naval Reserve in Atlanta and Olathe, flown to storage
at Litchfiel Park in Jun 1954. Planned sale to Honduras AF not completed. In Jul 1956 SOC and
sold to Bob Bean. Was noted in 1974 mounted on a pole at Tucson Inn Motel, AZ, later to USMC Museum, Quantico
VA, loaned to Pima Air And Space Museum, Tucson, AZ. The plane at National
Museum of Naval Aviation marked as 97349 is actually 97142.
97359 (MSN 9513) to civil registry as N5213V. Planned sale to Honduran AF
not completed. Later registered as N97359, flew in TV series "Bah Bah Black
Sheep". Registered as N240CA. In 1990 was airworth with the Old Flying Machine Co of Duxford,
England as N240CA. Back to USA Mar 1992, flew as RNZAF NZ5628. Acquired
during 2006 by Vintage wings of Canada. Reported oct 2007 to have been sold
to owner in USA.
97361 converted to F4U-4N
97363 to French Navy. Noted dumped at Cuers AB late 1960s
97369 (MSN 9523) registered N5214V. In 1990 was on display at Marine Corps Air-Ground
Museum, Quantic, VA. Still there in 1998. Noted Nov 10, 2006 at National Museum of the United
States Marine Corps, Quantico, VA
97376 to French Navy. Noted dumped at Cuers AB late 1960s
97378 to French Navy. Noted dumped at Cuers AB late 1960s
97382 (MSN 9536) to Honduras AF as FAH-611. Partially destroyed by fire after
crash landing at La Mesa airbase Apr 17, 1974. Sold in 1979. Now in USA.
97388 (MSN 9542) to Honduran AF as FAH-610 in 1960. Sold in 1981.
Now on civil registry as N72378. Was reported under restoration in 1990.
Seen 2008 at Fargo Air Museum, Fargo, ND.
97389 (MSN 9543) stored dismantled Tucson Airport 1973.
97390 (MSN 9544) to civil registry as N47991. Noted in restoration hangar at Yanks
Air Museum, Chino, CA Nov 2002
97391/97531 Vought F4U-4B Corsair
97392 assigned to Naval Air Test Center (NATC), NAS Patuxent River, MD.
Assigned to NACA Langley Research Center, Langley Field, VA Mar 21, 1950 to Nov 20, 1953.
Returned to US Navy
97393 to French Navy. Noted dumped at Cuers AB late 1960s
97410 (VMA-312) hit by AAA and force landed in
North Korea May 3, 1953.
97417 to French Navy. Noted dumped at Cuers AB late 1960s
97448 crashed on Santa Cruz Island, CA Mar 2, 1949.
97456 (VF-54) hit by enemy fire, force landed
Sept 25, 1950. Pilot OK.
97458 (FASRON-11) damaged in taxiing accident at Ashiya AB,
Japan Dec 2, 1950.
97479 hit ground while on bomb run in Korea
Jul 16, 1950. Pilot killed.
97507, 97527 converted to F4U-4P.
97532/97672 General Motors TBM-3 Avenger
Cancelled contract for licence production by Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors Corporation
97673/97675 General Motors XTBM-4 Avenger
Built under license by Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors Corporation. Strengthened to
withstand 5g for dive bombing.
97676/98601 General Motors TBM-4 Avenger
Cancelled contract for licence production by Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors Corporation
98602/98615 Martin PBM-5 Mariner
98602/98605 delivered as PBM-5E
98606 converted to PBM-5N
98607/98615 delivered as PBM-5E. 98612 was a PBM-5S2.
98616 Martin XP5M-1 Marlin
98617/99073 Martin PBM-5 Mariner
99074/99077 Grumman J4F-2 Widgeon
G-44 Widgeon aircraft acquired from Pan Am and immediately leased
back to Pan AM and flown in US civil marks. All SOC Oct 31, 1945
and believed returned to civilian owner.
99074 (MSN 1215) was NC28675 impressed in 1942. WFU Aug 3, 1945. To NC28675 again Dec 19, 1945. To N78Z
Feb 28, 1958. Current 2014
99075 (MSN 1215) was NC28676 impressed in 1942. WFU Dec 17, 1945. To NC28676 again Dec 19, 1945. TO N85U Sep 6, 1974.
To N37DF Dec 13, 1980. To N144SL (ntu). Current 2014.
99076 (MSN 1239) was NC37189 impressed 1942. WFU Oct 31, 1945. To NC37189 again Jun 17, 1947. WFU Sep 20, 2012.
99077 (MSN 1235) was ex-NC1000 impressed in 1942. Returned to civil registry as N9933H Jun 1944, CF-JXX Jul 5, 1957,
C-FJXX, N9015R Nov 1978, N9933H Dec 2, 1978. Current 2014
99078 Grumman JRF-4
G-21A (MSN 1014) NC20620 from civilian sources in 1944. WFU Feb 25, 1944 at Kodiak, Alaska. To civil
registry as NC20620. WFU Jun 23, 1948
99079 Fairchild GK-1 Misc. acquisition
99080 Convair PBY-4 Catalina
Was Consolidated 28-4 NC18997 "Transatlantic" of American Export Airlines,
taken over by US Navy in 1944
99081/99084 Boeing 314 Clippers operated by PAA under contract to U. S. Navy
99081, B-314A, MSN 2086. Delivered August 1941 as NC18612, [Capetown Clipper
for PanAm] sold to USAF as C-98, 42-88622, to USN Jun 6, 1943. In 1946 sold to American
International Airways. Was sunk at sea by the US Coast Guard on October 14,
1947. The crew were afraid of fuel exhaustion because of strong headwind over
the Atlantic and decided to land their flying boat with 69 passengers and
crew onboard, next to Ocean Weather Ship "Charlie", alias USS Bibb.
The aircraft was damaged beyond repair after colliding with the ship and
was subsequently sunk by gunfire.
99082, B-314A, MSN 2085. Delivered June 1941 as NC18611, [Anzac Clipper for
PanAm] sold to USAF as C-98, 42-88630, to USN Jun 1943. Sold to Universal
Airlines as NC18611 Aug 20, 1946. Damaged by fire while moored at Gibraltar
Feb 3, 1947 and broken up for spares in 1947.
99083, B-314A, MSN 1993, Delivered June 1939 as NC18606, Delivered August
1941 as NC18606, [American Clipper for PanAm] sold to USAAF as
C-98, 42-88631, to USN in 1942, Sold to World Airways after the war.
Scrapped in 1952.
99084, B-314A, MSN 1989, Delivered January 1939 as NC18602, [California
Clipper for PanAm] sold to USN in 1942, Sold to Universal Airlines
after the war as NC186022. Scrapped in 1951. Klas says that MSN 1989 became
99085/99088 Stinson AT-19 From Pan Am.
99089 Waco From Pan Am.
99090/99092 Lockheed Electra From Pan Am.
99093/99095 Lockheed Lodestar From Pan Am
99093 MSN 18-2080, NC33665. SOC Dec 31, 1944. To PAA Alaska Division Feb 28, 1945.
To NC74631, NC33665, N1504, N1509, N314NJ
99094/99095 were MSN 18-2078 and 18-2079, sequence not known. 18-2078 was NC33663, 18-2079 was NC33664.
These two plane collided with each other Dec 31, 1944.
99096/99097 Rearwin Speedster From Pan Am.
99098 American Pilgrim 100B
NC-7249 leased from Pan Am.
Hit snow-covered ridge near Nome, AK. 6 killed.
99099 Douglas DC-3A
Leased from Pan Am.
99824/99849 Douglas R4D-7
Obtained from USAAF contract for TC-47B-DK. Redesignated TC-47K in 1962.
99824 (MSN 16347/33095) ex USAAF 44-76763. To USN May45. Clinton NAAS Corry Fld Nov45. Quonset Pt Oct47.
San Diego Feb48. FAETU PAC Ream FId Mar48. To Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) as R4D-6Q registered 9023 for
Air Training Squadron 205 (Dai 205 Kyoiku Kokutai at Kanoya). Now on display JMSDF Kanoya Base Aviation Museum,
99825 (MSN 16352/33100) ex USAAF 44-76768. To US Navy May45 Clinton. Jacksonville Nov45. ATU VB2-2 Lake City Dec45.
Hutchinson Feb46. Whiting Fld Jun46. ATU 4B4-4 Nov46. ATU VP-ML-11 Dec46. Whiting Jan47.
Pensacola 29Sep47. Quonset Pt Mar48. converted to R4D-6R 31Oct48. N7488C USN Dept. N38 USN Dept/CAA.
FAA R01Aug66. N38114 reregistered 29Dec75. N208GB US Dept of Agriculture. N210GB reregistered 1976
99826 (MSN 16357/33105) ex USAAF 44-76773. To US Navy May45 Clinton. Jacksonville Nov45. ATU VB4-4 Jan46.
ATU VP-ML-12 Dec46. Whiting Jan47. Quonset Pt 24Oct47. FAETU Pac Feb48. Redesignated TC-47K 1962
Registered Oct 8, 1971 as N87611 Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. to HK-2494X, HK-2494, urrent 2009.
99827 (MSN 16362/33110) ex USAAF 44-76778. To US Navy May45 Clinton. Quonset Pt Sep45. MCAS El Toro Mar46.
Columbus Aug48. Converted to R4D-6. Assigned to NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory,
NAS Moffett Field, CA, later the NASA Ames Research Center Dec 14, 1948 to Sep 9, 1965.
Registered as NACA 18, later as NASA 701. Modified with guidance and control displays.
Redesignated TC-47K 18Sep62. 99827 US Army Jan71. N48066 Summer Inst of Linguistics, Waxhaw, NC US 1975.
Jungle Aviation and Radio Service Inc, Waxhaw, NC US registered 18Aug77. WFS 15Feb91
99828 (MSN 16396/33144) ex USAAF 44-76812. To US Navy May45. Clinton May45. Corry Fld Dec45.
Quonset Pt Oct47. FAETULANT Feb48. Radar Obs Tr. Converted to R4D-6Q. To N3454G. to N66.
To N49966 15Mar78. WFS. Preserved at Georgia Historic Aviation Museum.
99830 (MSN 16412/33160) ex USAAF 44-76828. To US Navy May45 Clinton. VRS-1 Jan46. Quonset Pt Aug46.
Corpus Christi Sep46. Quonset Pt 28May47. MAW-2 Cherry Pt Nov47. Converted to R4D-6.
N30 USN Dept/CAA Aug56. WFS
99831 (MSN 16422/33170) ex USAAF 44-76838. May45. To US Navy May45 Clinton. Norfolk Dec45. VRS-1 Jan46.
Quonset Pt Aug46. MAG-22 24Sep46. VRJ-2 Norfolk 30Sep46. VRU-2 Nov46. Quonset Pt May47.
Jacksonville Oct47. FAETULANT, Norfolk Mar48. Converted to R4D-6E 31Mar48. Transferred to US Army
in late 1950s. Redesignated TC-47K Sep 18, 1962. Currently registered
as N57123 to Aviation Enterprises. Been seen with N4443Y and N6059Y, but these
were probably false markings. Plane may be in use for covert operations by
Drug Enforcement Agency.
99832 (MSN 16432/33180) ex USAAF 44-76848. To USN May45 Clinton. Pensacola 31Oct45. NART Dallas 17Jun46.
Quonset Pt Apr47. VU Unit, Corry Fld Oct47. BTU-6 Whiting Feb48. NAAT Corpus Christi Mar48.
Lakehurst LK·701. Redesignated TC-47K 18Sep62. stored Litchfield Pk Feb66.
Sold at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ to C. D. Stolzfus & Associates of Coatesville, PA Feb 15, 1966, registered
as N91375. Caught fire on a test flight after storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ Apr 1, 1966. Destroyed when landed.
99833 (MSN 16438/33186) ex USAAF 44-76854. To US Navy 14May45. Clinton. Quonset Pt Aug45. FAETULANT Feb46.
Naval Aero Lab Banana River Jun46. Quonset Pt Sep46. FAETUPAC, Ream Fld Mar48
99834 (MSN 16444/33192) ex USAAF 44-47860. to US Navy Clinton May 1945. NANS. Hit mountain near Page,
Oklahoma Oct 31, 1945. 14 killed.
99835 (MSN 16453/33201) ex USAAF 44-76869. To US Navy May 8, 1945. Clinton May 1945. Dec45 to VRS-1 New York,
Jun 1946 to NAS Quonset Pt., Sep 17, 1946 to Fasron 4, Sep 27, 1946 to VRJ-2, Nov 1946 VRU-2, May 1947
to NAS Quonset Pt., Sep 27, 1947 to NAS Alameda, Mar 1948 to Nas Anacostia, Jun 1948 to VU-Unit NAS Corry Field,
to R4D-6 for US Navy Dept. Reg. N7631C, Aug 1, 1966 to CAA later FAA as N48 until 1972. Jan 1976 - Jun 1977 to
Dept of Agriculture as N31179, reregistered May 1977 as N211GB. Aug 22, 1978 to Way Mac Enterprises Inc. Jackson,
MS as N2298C. Feb 20, 1981 to R.D.Hedrix, Lakewood, CO. Leased Feb 20, 1981 to Air Taxi Haiti SA, Aug 1983 to
Accelerated Charter Express Inc. of Broomfield, CO. To Catalina Flying Boats Inc. Long Beach, CA. Still current 2009.
99836 (MSN 16458/33206) ex USAAF 44-76874. To US Navy May 5, 1945. Assigned to VR-1, NAS Patuxent River, MD
Assigned to VR-24, Naples, Italy Nov 1951. Assigned to VR-25, Hendon, England Jun 1952.
Assigned to FASRON-76, Hendon, England Feb 1953. Returned to USA Aug 1953.
Assigned to First Naval District, NAS Quonset Point, RI. To N7071C USN Dept. N29 USN/CAA.
N17 reregistered. N29 reregistered Aug56. N73 reregistered 1963
To Greek civil registry as SX-ECF Mar 1965. Preserved by Hellenic Civil
Aviation Authority at Athens/Hellenikon Airport, Greece.
99837 (MSN 16385/33133) ex USAAF 44-76801. To US Navy May45 Clinton. VRS-1 New York Dec45. Quonset Pt Jun46.
ATIC Memphis Sep46. Quonset Pt Jan48. San Diego Jun48. Converted to R4D-6R. N7233C USN Dept.
N29 USN Dept FAA 1971 WFU
99838 (MSN 16468/33216) ex USAAF 44-76884. To US Navy Jun45 Clinton. Norfolk Dec45. VRS-1 Jan46. ATU VPB-2-3 Apr46
Jacksonville Jun46. Quonset Pt Jul47. MCAS El Toro Aug48. Converted to R4D-6R. N7073C US Navy Dept.
N30 USN/CAA- FAA 12Dec58. N87814 US Dept of Agriculture Mar75. N2004J registered 04Aug75. N212GB reregistered 1976.
N2312G Way Mac Enterprises Inc, Jackson, MS registered20Jul78 sold to owner at Long Beach, CA. current 2011
On civil registry as N2312G Aug 7 1984 with Specialty Restaurants Corp., Anaheim, CA
Was on display at 101st Airborne Restaurant, Nashville, TN. This restaurant is now closed. In Sept 2009 was
noted dismantled at Thomaston-Upson County Airport, Georgia. In May 2013 it was noted at Franklin Flying
Field, Indiana and in Sep 2015 at Motts Military Museum, Groveport, Ohio
99839 (MSN 16479/33227) ex-USAAF 44-76895. To US Navy May45. Clinton May45. VRS-1 New York Dec45.
Quonset Pt May46. MAG-11 Sep-46. Quonset Pt Jun47. NAS Roosevelt Feb48. Converted to R4D-6.
Nov 1958 to Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) as R4D-6 registered 9024
for Air Training Squadron 205 (Dai 205 Kyoiku Kokutai at Kanoya). WFU/SOC.
99840 (MSN 16484/33232) ex-USAAF 44-76900. To US Navy May45. Clinton May45. NATTC Corpus Christi Dec45.
Jacksonville Jun46. Elec Test, Patuxent Jun47. ATU VP-MS-10 Oct47. Jacksonville Nov47.
Cherry Pt May48. Converted to R4D-6S. N5177V US Navy Dept. Redesignated TC-47K 18Sep62. N64 USN/CAA FAA 01Aug66,
N44 registered 01Feb73 N4405 US Dept of Agriculture registered l0Mar76. N213GB reregistered May77.
Stored Douglas-Bisbee, AZ US 1979. Monroe County Health Dept, Marathon, FL US bought 20Jan81 current 2011
99841 (MSN 16493/33241) ex-USAAF 44-76909. To US Navy May45. Clinton May45. CAA Clinton leased 30Nov45.
N400 CAA B via W AA 30Sep47. FAA 01Aug66. N720W NTU. N4002 Ohio Univ Dept of Commerce, Athens, OH.
Westair International Monument, Co, registered Sep83 current 2011.
99842 (MSN 16503/33251) ex-USAAF 44-76919. To US Navy May45. Clinton NC199 CAA leased NC300 reregistered
30Nov45. CAA via WAA bought 30Sep47. N46 CAA reregistered FAA 01Aug66. N87817 US Dept of Agriculture
registered 02Feb75. Screwworm Eradication Program 18Feb75. N2003J reregistered 1975. N225GB reregistered
1976. Lee County Mosquito Control District, Ft Myers, FL US registered Jan81. WFS 31May06.
99843 (MSN 16508/33256) ex-USAAF 44-76924. To US Navy May45 Clinton. NAAS Corry Fld Nov45.
NAAS Ellyson Fld 14Jun46. NART Glenview Nov46. Quonset Pt Apr47. NAS Whiting Oct47. NATTC Corpus Christi Dec47.
Redesignated TC-47K 18Sep62 Sold at NAF Litchfidld Park, Az Feb 15, 1966.
99844 (MSN 16519/33267) ex-USAAF 44-76935. To US Navy Jun45 Clinton. Norfolk Jan46. VRS-1 Feb46.
Quonset Pt Jul46. NAAS Corry Fld Sep46. Quonset Pt Jun47. NART Squantum Jan48. Converted to R4D-6R
JMl844 1955 USN Allache Paris Mar56. USN Attache, Fasron 200 London. Redesignated TC-47J 18Sep62.
Changi 1965 W/o Mar 10, 1967 when crashed at Phang Rang, South Vietnam on flight from Cam Ranh to Saigon. 25 killed.
99845 (MSN 16527/33275) ex-USAAF 44-76943. To USN May45 Clinton. Norfolk Dec45. VRS-1 Jan46. Quonset Pt Jun46.
VR-31 Norfolk Feb47. Converted to R4D-8T with new MSN 43362. Redesignated C-117D Sep 18, 1962. WFU.
Seen at T-Tech yard 8/28/2000.
99846 (MSN 16535/33283) ex-USAAF 44-76951. To US Navy May45 Clinton. VRS-1 New York Dec45. Norfolk Jan46.
VRS-1 Feb46. Quonset Pt 28Jun46. Jacksonville Oct46. Banana River Nov46. NAS Whiting Feb47.
Quonset Pt Apr47. VR-1 Patuxent Sep47. converted to R4D-6 N79960 US Embassy, Cairo.
Stored Davis Monthan May75. To N79960. WFU
99847 (MSN 16543/33291) ex-USAAF 44-76959. To US Navy 31May45 Clinton. Quonset Pt Oct45. Anacostia 08Jul46.
Quonset Pt May48. Converted to R4D-6R. N7477C USN Dept. N36 USN/FAA Jul63. US Dept of Agriculture,
Mission, TX US Apr77. N87907 US Dept of Transportation, reregistered Aug77. WFS 08Sep00
99848 (MSN 16551/33299) ex-USAAF 44-76967. To US Navy May45. Clinton May45. NAAS Corry Fld Nov45.
Pensacola Nov45. Para Unit Lakehurst Mar46. Quonset Pt Oct47. FAETULANT, Norfolk Feb48.
USMC EI Toro Apr61. Redesignated RC-47K 18Sep62. Converted to TC-47K 1962. US Army 1964.
Stored Davis Monthan Oct73. N833M Lee County Mosquito Control, Ft Myers, FL US registered 28Jul75.
Associated Inti Inc, Tampa, FL US registered Sep83. Apollo Airlines Corp, Orlando, FL US registered Mar84
99849 (MSN 16557/33305) ex-USAAF 44-76973. To US Navy Jun45 Clinton. Norfolk Dec45. VRS-1 Jan46.
Quonset Pt Jun46. Corpus Christi Mar47. Pensacola Jun47. USMC Anacostia Sep47. converted to R4D-6R.
N27 USN/CAA Aug56. FAA 21Dec58. N21R reregistered Nov76. N846MB Collier Mosquito Control District,
Naples, FL US registered13Mar79 Current 2011
99850 Douglas R4D-7
MSN 16555/33314 ex-USAAF TC-47B 44-76982. To US Navy Jun45. Clinton. VRS-1 New York Dec45.
Quonset Pt Jun46 HDN Air FMF Lant Mar47. W/o Jun 27, 1947 in takeoff accident at Charleston, WV.
99851 Douglas R4D-7
MSN 16574/33322 ex-USAAF TC-47B 44-76990. Obtained from USAAF contract for
TC-47B-DK. To US Navy May45. Norfolk May45. Sec Navy Oct45. Anacostia Oct46. Quonset Pt Apr48.
Anacostia Jun48. converted to R4D-6Z N7630C US Navy Dept. Redesignated TC-47K in 1962. N45 USN/FAA Jun63
FAA registered 01Aug66. Sold 16Jan78.
99852 Douglas R4D-7
MSN 16581/33329 ex USAAF 44-76997. Navy equivalent of C-47B-DK. To US Navy Jun45 Clinton. Quonset Pt Sep45.
Norfolk Feb46 converted to R4D-6. Hit fence at NAS Willow Grove on takeoff Aug 5, 1946.
99853/99857 Douglas R4D-7
Obtained from USAAF contract for TC-47B-DK. Redesignated TC-47K in 1962.
99853 (MSN 16589/33337) ex-USAAF 44-77005. Delivered to USN as R4D-7 in May 1945
Assigned to NAS Clinton OK. Assigned to NAS Quonset Point RI in Sept 1945. Assigned to to NAS San Diego CA
in February 1946. Assigned to NAS Columbus OH in March 1948. Assigned to VR-23 at NAS Norfolk VA in August 1948.
Converted to R4D-8 in early 1950s and assigned new Douglas s/n 43339. Converted to R4D-8L
Assigned to VX-6, 1 October 1957. Named Wilshie Duit / Devine Wind. Redesignated LC-117D in 1962.
Withdrawn from use Jan 1967 at McMurdo Sound Antarctica. Damaged beyond repair January 1968 during
ship board loading, set on an ice flow, drifted out to sea in the Ross Sound Antarctica.
99854 (MSN 16597/33345) ex-USAAF 44-77013. To US Navy May45 Clinton. Quonset Pt Sep45. Corpus Christi Jan46.
Quonset Pt Jan47. Anacostia May47. Converted to R4D-6R. N7074C USN Dept. N32 USN/CAA Aug56. FAA 12Dec58.
Redesignated TC-47K 1962. N32A reregistered 04Aug76. N227GB US Dept of Agriculture registered 17Sep76
On the civil registry as N227GB with the American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum of Midland, TX and
flying with the Commemorative Air Force painted as 43-15033, which
participated in the D-Day invasion. Also listed as Crashed near Phan Rang, SVN Mar 10, 1967.
99855 (MSN 16603/33351) ex-USAAF 44-77019. To US Navy May45 Clinton. Quonset Pt Oct45. San Juan, PR 26Jul46. Roosevelt Roads 28Jul47. Quonset Pt Jan48. Converted to R4D-6R. Anacostia Oct59. Pacific Missile Range 1961.
99856 (MSN 16611/33359) ex USAAF 44-77027. To US Navy Jun45 Clinton. Norfolk Dec45. VRS-1 Jan46.
Quonset Pt Jun46. VR-24 UK Feb48. Converted to R4D-6R converted to R4D-6V 1954. N7091C US Navy Dept.
N34 USN/CAA LSep56. FAA registered29Aug66 WFS Jun83 Nosed over
in mud while being taxied in London, and both engines had to be changed. May have flown in
the Berlin Airlift. Sometime prior to 1956 was put into storage by the Navy. Loaned to
CAA (later FAA) in 1958 to be used as flight inspection aircraft. Title formally transferred
to FAA in 1966 and registered as N34. Retired in 1983. N34 reinstated by FAA Aug 4, 1985.
Used by FAA for education and to promote aviation and the FAA's heritage. Put on display at
Texas Air and Space Museum, Amarillo, Texas Feb 13, 2014.
99857(MSN 16619/43332) ex USAAF 44-77035. To US Navy Jun45 Clinton. Quonset Pt Sep46. Com NABS 12th Naval
Dist Feb46. Alameda 01Apr46. Quonset Pt Jan47. Lakehurst Apr48. Converted to R4D-8 with new MSN 43332
Converted to R4D-8T. Redesignated C-117D 18Sep62. Converted to TC-117D WFS 1971. to storage Mar 1977.
Sold at auction Aug 1985. To N456WL with Lambeth Aircraft Co Aug85.
To N99857 airworthy with Florida Military Aviation Museum at Kissimmee Airport, FL. To N27TN with Trans
Northern Airways, Anchorage, AK. Current 2011.
99858/99860 McDonnell XF2D-1 Banshee
Redesignated XF2H-1 before delivery.
99858 first flight Jan 11, 1947
99860 delivered May 29, 1948.