Author Topic: c/n 553, N1447Z  (Read 1149 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 553, N1447Z
« on: February 27, 2015, 05:13:42 AM »
1 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 553, s/n 62-5913, built 03/62 as L-28A for USAF, s/n 62-5913 accepted USAF 03/62, t/n “25913” USAF 1st Air Commando Group Eglin Air Force Base FL, 12/62 re designated U-10A, equipment change to U-10B 02/63, assigned to special forces as floatplane '63, until 05/67, USAF Southern Command 24th Special Operations Wing 605th Air Commando Squadron, Howard AFB Panama Canal Zone until '?, USAF Rhode Island Air National Guard, 143rd Special Operations Group Theodore F. Green State Airport, RI until '?, USAF Air Force Special Operations Command, 1st Special Operations Wing, 317th Special Operations Squadron, Eglin AFB Auxiliary Field #9 (Hurlburt Field) FL (Code AO) until 11/71, sent to Davis Montham for storage, USAF declared excess struck off charge released storage '74, as N1447Z Iowa state Office of Civil defense until '76, Iowa Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division IA sold '78, Skip Bush & Harold Stevenson demilitarize convert to H-395 sold '81, Lake Mountain Industries (Don James) UT sold '82, DeLose Fotheringham UT sold '83, Paul Peterson & Ray Mathney UT accident no details @ El Mirador Peten Guatemala 03/83, destroyed by post crash fire and abandoned there, reg canceled as destroyed 09/83

« Last Edit: March 02, 2015, 11:06:40 PM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 553, N1447Z
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2015, 11:07:36 PM »
added a picture
Doug

Doug Johnson 1

Re: c/n 553, N1447Z
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2018, 08:21:03 AM »
added a picture taken at MASDC also noticed an error in history paragraph above t/n didn't change from 62-5913 to 25913 until some time later in service period
« Last Edit: September 02, 2018, 08:37:19 AM by Doug Johnson 1 »