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WILDCAT/Bu. 12260



Bureau #: 12260
Construction #: 5920
Civil Registration:
  N12260
  Model(s):
  F4F-3 Wildcat
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2005

History:
Delivered to U.S. Navy as 12260, 19??.
- Assigned to U.S.S. Wolverine.
- Ditched in Lake Michigan
NMNA, NAS Pensacola, FL, 1991.
- Recovered by A&T Recoveries, 1991.
Jim Porter & Dick Hansen/A&T Recoveries Inc, Batavia, IL, Dec. 1991-2002.
- Registered as N12260.
- Restored to airworthy.
- First flight, July 18, 1994.
- Flown as 12260/F-3.
Steve Craig/S.J. Craig Farms LLC, Lawrence, KS, 2003-2005.



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.
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, Washington D.C., 2005.
Photo Source(s):
Travis Rutherford.

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