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CORSAIR/Bu. 124486

Vought Corsair Bu. 124486

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Bureau #: 124486
Construction #: ?
Civil Registration:
  N52???V
  N49068
  N494M
  Model: F4U-5NL Corsair
Name: Flying Nightmares
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2011

History:
Delivered to US Navy as Bu. 124486, 19??.
Robert Bean, Hereford, AZ, 1956
- Registered as N52??V.
Delivered to FA Hondurena as FAH 606, March 1956-1978.
George Heaven & Jim Nettle/Hollywood Wings, Long Beach, CA, 1978.
- Delivered from Tegucigalpa AB to Houston, TX, December 1978.
Robert L. Ferguson & Howard E. Pardue, Breckenridge, TX, 1978-1979.
- Registered as N49068.
Phil Dear, Jackson, MS, 1980-1984.
McGhee Air Inc, McGhee, AZ, 1987.
- Flew as 124453/NP-21/Annie Mo.
Sherman Aircraft Sales, West Palm Beach, FL, 1988.
Richard Bertea, Chino, CA, Sept. 1988-1992.
- Flew as 124486/Marines/RB14.
Mike George, Springfield, IL, November 18, 1998-2011.
- Registered as N494M.
- Badly damaged during landing with engine fire, Springfield, IL, June 25, 2000.
- Rebuilt to airworthy.
- Flown as Flying Nightmares.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner - Warbirds Resource Group
Nigel Roling/Pentavia Digital Imaging
Philip Makanna/Ghosts.

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