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General Category => General Helio Discussion => Topic started by: Doug Johnson on March 09, 2015, 03:48:22 PM

Title: c/n 589, N68039
Post by: Doug Johnson on March 09, 2015, 03:48:22 PM
3 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.

Previous posts about  N68039 or anything click on      http://flyhelio.com/smf/index.php?action=search     Enter ?

c/n 589, built 04/63 as U-10B s/n 63-8096 for USAF 04/63, t/n "38096" USAF accepted 04/63, US Air Force Special Operations Command, 1st Air Commando Wing, 317th Special Operations Squadron (Code AO), Eglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #9 (Hurlburt Field) FL until 05/67, USAF Southern Command, 24th Special Operations Wing, 605th Air Commando Squadron, Howard AFB, Panama Canal Zone until '?, USAF CA Air National Guard, 129th Special Operations Group, Hayward Airport, CA until 02/72, USAF Air Materiel Command, Military Aircraft Storage & Disposition Center, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ until 11/74, declared excess struck off charge 04/76, released as N68039 University of AZ sold '77, Jack Freeman Kenai, AK pending reg expired, not registered reported as sold '78, unknown person ,reg cancelled '13 fate unknown

Anyone have a picture as N68039 in civilian Livery.

Anyone know what happened to this Helio, probably parts then scrapped ?

(http://flyhelio.com/smf/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=852.0;attach=2981;image)
(http://flyhelio.com/smf/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=852.0;attach=8780;image)
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Title: Re: c/n 589, N68039
Post by: Doug Johnson on March 02, 2016, 09:26:00 AM
added picture of 589 and a flock of other Helios at Davis-Monthan

just noticed tail in background of #1238, The prototype H-291 sn 1 N9757 that was converted to  U-10D (66-14336), N9757 was reused when sold as for surplus as a model H-291.

Have no other picture of it. 
Title: Re: c/n 589, N68039
Post by: Steve Williams on March 04, 2016, 01:38:36 PM
Placed in storage at MASDC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ 26FEB72 and allocated PCN (Production Control Number) HJ016. Donated to University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service and departed 09APR76, becoming N68039.
Title: Re: c/n 589, N68039
Post by: Doug Johnson on July 17, 2020, 08:02:08 AM
I added picture #2 to the photo queue above.

It is at Davis-Monthan with Helio c/n 558 in the background.

I'm asking again anyone have a picture as N68039 in civilian Livery.

Anyone know what happened to this Helio, probably parts then scrapped ?