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, 42032/42051,42067/42093,42076/42188. 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. Converted to NC-54R, Project Magnet 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 as N44918. 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 Contract cancelled 90504/90506 Grumman XTB3F-1 Guardian Model G-70F 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 90523 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) 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 SNJ-5 configuration. 90952 (MSN 121-41738) ex-USAAF 44-81016. Now with Museum of Flying, California with civil registration N3204G. 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 Navy from RAF Lend-Lease contract. Was RAF FD797 (USAAF 42-32825, MSN 9051) and was used by US Naval Attache in London. Returned to RAF Jan 30, 1946 Serial reassigned from cancelled SNJ-5 batch 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; SOC 9/3/1959. 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 Island, NY. 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, Tamiani, FL 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 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; SOC 13/4/1966. 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, Hazerim, Israel. 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. 92004/92006 cancelled. 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 92702/93301 cancelled 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, OH. 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 N451FG. 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. 92272/93301 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 93368/93651 cancelled 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. Pilot OK 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 Pilot injured. 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. Pilot OK. 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. Pilot killed. 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 killed. Date? 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. Pilot killed. 95075/95079 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat 95075 (VF-7A) in deck crash on Leyte CV-39 9/29/1947. Pilot OK 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. Pilot OK. 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. Pilot injured. 95112 (VF-7A) hard landing on Leyte CV-38 2/13/1948. Pilot OK. 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. Pilot injured. 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 Killed. 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. Pilot killed. 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. Pilot OK. 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 injured. 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 out OK. 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. Pilot OK 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. Pilot OK. 95290 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat 95291/95294 Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat 95294 (VF-153) ditched in San Francisco Bay 12/08/1948. Pilot OK 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 injured. 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. 95318 (VF-192) 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. Pilot OK. 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, South Vietnam 95340 Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat 95340 (V-6A) in hard landing on Leyte CV-32 2/12/1948. Pilot OK. 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 squadron code. 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. Pilot OK. 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. Pilot injured. 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 killed. 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. Pilot injured. 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. Pilot killed. 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 pilots killed. 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. Pilot OK. 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 cancelled contract 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. Pilot KIA. 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 rescued. 96811 (VF-92, USS Valley Forge) engine failure on takeoff, ditched Apr 27, 1953. Pilot rescued. 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. Pilot injured. 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. Pilot rescued. 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. Pilot KIA. 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. Pilot KIA. 96900 (VF-23, USS Boxer) lost power on takeoff and ditched Sep 16, 1950. Pilot rescued. 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. Pilot rescued. 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) planned sale to Honduras AF not completed. Was noted in 1974 at Tucson Inn Motel, AZ, later to USMC Muesum, 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 Cancelled contract 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 99081. 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 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, Kanoya-shi, Japan. 99825 (MSN 16352/33100) ex USAAF 44-76786 99826 (MSN 16357/33105) ex USAAF 44-76773. To N87611, HK-2494X, HK-2494. 99827 (MSN 16362/33110) ex USAAF 44-76778. 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. 99829 (MSN 16396/33144) ex USAAF 44-76812 99830 (MSN 16412/33160) ex USAAF 44-76828. 99831 (MSN 16422/33170) ex USAAF 44-76837. Transferred to US Army in late 1950s. 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. Sold at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ to C. D. Stolzfus & Associates 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 99834 (MSN 16444/33192) ex USAAF 44-47860. Hit mountain near Page, Oklahoma Oct 31, 1945. 14 killed. 99835 (MSN 16453/33201) ex USAAF 44-76869. Delivered May 8, 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, converted 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 Agric 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. 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 Greek civil registry as SX-ECF. Preserved by Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority at Athens/Hellenikon Airport, Greece. 99837 (MSN 16385/33133) ex USAAF 44-76801. To civil registry as N7233C. 99839 (MSN 16479/33227) ex-USAAF 44-76895. 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 99841 (MSN 16493/33241) ex-USAAF 44-76909. To civil registry as N400, later N4002. 99842 (MSN 16503/33251) ex-USAAF 44-76919. 99843 (MSN 16508/33256) ex-USAAF 44-76924. Redesignated TC-47K in 1962. Sold at NAF Litchfidld Park, Az Feb 15, 1966. 99844 (MSN 16519/33267) ex-USAAF 44-76935. 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 44-76942. Converted to R4D-8 with new MSN 43362. Seen at T-Tech yard 8/28/2000. 99846 (MSN 16535/33283) ex-USAAF 44-76951. 99847 (MSN 16543/33291) ex-USAAF 44-76959. 99848 (MSN 16551/33299) ex-USAAF 44-76967. 99849 (MSN 16557/33305) ex-USAAF 44-76973. To N27 then N21 99850 Douglas R4D-7 ex-USAAF TC-47B 44-76982 (MSN 16566/33314) W/o Jun 27, 1947 in takeoff accident at Charleston, WV. 99851 Douglas R4D-7 ex-USAAF TC-47B 44-76990 (MSN 16574/33322) Obtained from USAAF contract for TC-47B-DK. Redesignated TC-47K in 1962. To N45 99852 Douglas R4D-7 Navy equivalent of C-47B-DK. Converted to R4D-6. Redesignated C-47J in 1962. 99852 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. Crashed near Phan Rang, SVN Mar 10, 1967. I have this plane as being 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 served on civil registry as N7074C, N32, and N32A before N227GB. 99855 (MSN 16603/33351) ex-USAAF 44-77019 (MSN 16603/33351) 99856 (MSN 33359) converted to R4D-6, assigned to VRU-4 from Feb 26, 1947 to Mar 1949. 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 converted to R4D-8 with new MSN 43332 and to storage Mar 1977. Sold at auction Aug 1985 to Lambeth Aircraft Co as N456WL. Was airworthy as N99857 with Florida Military Aviation Museum at Kissimmee Airport, FL. In 2011 was N27TN with Trans Northern Airways, Anchorage, Alaska 99858/99860 McDonnell XF2D-1 Banshee Redesignated XF2H-1 before delivery. 99858 first flight Jan 11, 1947 99860 delivered May 29, 1948.