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Doug Johnson:
17 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 1251, built 04/67 as U-10D s/n 66-14349 for USAF accepted 04/67, t/n “14349“ USAF CA Air National Guard 129th ACS Hayward CA until 11/74, storage MASDC Davis-Monthan AFB AZ released from storage 06/79, as N5072K to OK CAP 1 of 15 converted to tri gear sold '82, Gregg & Ruby Thompson OK sold '83, Fred Rulison NY sold '91, Phillip & Mary Middleton WA sold '02, Peter & Cheryl Meisner OR incident on climb out, the pilot experienced a loss of power followed by a loss of oil pressure and requested routing to the nearest airport. Diverted to Oxnard and within 6 miles of the airport, the engine failed. Pilot glided successfully to the runway and landed without further trouble @ Oxnard CA 08/02, paint scheme was copyrighted Peter Meisner OR sold '12, Jim Meier Portland, OR (2nd of 3) refurbished '13 rebuilt engine & prop installed 1400 series dorsal fin 1400 series interior including individual seats with Oregon Aero upholstery new panel installed, retained non symmetrical U-10D configuration retained baggage door Installed Landis nose fork with 8.50x6 Goodyear wheel & new shimmy damper sold 8/17, Univest Aviation llc (Tom Lowe) Phoenix, AZ. at Deer Valley airport, KDVT. incident while landing nose wheel collapse @ Scottsdale AZ 02/18 fully restored '21

Below, enroute to storage Davis Monthan


Oklahoma civil air patrol

wing with red tip had fuel tank explosion

Below, totally restored '21 (KDVT 17 miles from Phoenix)

N5072 is like a new plane with new Oregon Aero interior, seats, flooring, carbon fiber side panels, large nose wheel, new panel, baggage door,  slat rollers and tomahawks, etc. Now in process of updating N68885. Lots of support and parts from Gordon Cragg, Steve Murray, Jim Danish, and others.

Photo of muffler equipped plane is ours.  N5387G   1257   

FYI, N5072K is for sale. 

See the listing here:

Doug Johnson 1:
Here is an early picture of c/n 1251 while still in service before being placed in storage

opened as number 1st in the queue above.


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