Author Topic: c/n 532, N44953  (Read 2061 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 532, N44953
« on: February 20, 2015, 07:15:56 AM »
6 pictures check your albums. Please do an internet search maybe you'll come up with one I couldn't find, I need all the help I can get.

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c/n 532, built 10/61 as H-395 original registry N4181D Factory dereg sold 10/61, USAF off shelf purchase reconfigured as L-28A given serial/number (62-3603), tail/number "23603" USAF Systems Command 09/62, re-designated U-10A, USAF Tactical Air Command USAF 1st ACW Eglin AFB '65, U-10A trainer Tactical Air Command 4410th Combat Crew Training Wing 02/67, Lockheed Aircraft serv. for Class V Mod. 1660, Contract AF34 (601) 22869 '?, USAF Tactical Air Command 4410th Combat Crew Training Wing 01/70, USAF Special Operations Command 1st Special Operations Wing 317th Special Operations Squadron, Eglin Air Force 07/70, Aerospace Services Inc Oakland-International Airport, California – IRAN 10/70, storage Davis-Montham '74, USAF declared excess released as N44953 US Customs Air Support Branch Davis-Montham AZ accident damaged no details no investigation or report @ unknown place '76, salvage donated Detroit Institute Aeronautics MI disassembled sold '00, Walter Fitzgerald Harleysville PA (Helio 2nd of 2) restored '05 converted to H-395 civilian configuration by Jaars with H-295 air induction individual energy absorbing seats with Brownline tracks 1400 series instrument panel 120 gal LR fuel system also installed Cessna stabilator abrasion boots, paint scheme similar to 532's previous USAF Vietnam era U-10 camouflage, stationed '14 with Mike Mower Huntsville SC

                         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e6ojgqLwSc                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2L2T1aa9J0

can anyone translate " Lockheed Aircraft serv. for Class V Mod. 1660, Contract AF34 (601) 22869" or " IRAN"
anyone know if Walter also purchased c/n 560 for parts in the background of the dismantled Helios







« Last Edit: May 16, 2016, 12:31:30 PM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 532, N44953
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2015, 03:18:50 PM »
new picture above.

What does the badge on tail indicate?
« Last Edit: December 13, 2015, 12:20:19 PM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 532, N44953
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2015, 11:15:19 AM »
added a new pic above 2nd down

shows code AQ and the original camouflage scheme.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2015, 11:17:56 AM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson 1

Re: c/n 532, as 23603
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2019, 08:29:22 AM »
Another picture of c/n 532 as 23603 showing left side similar to picture at top of page