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WILDCAT/Bu. 86711



Bureau #: 86711
Construction #: 5765
Civil Registration:
  N4545V
  G-RUMW
  Model(s):
  FM-2 Wildcat
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2004

History:
Dale P. Newton, Medford, OR, 1966-1970.
- Registered as N4845V.
Eric G. Mingledorff, Monroa, LA, 1977-1992.
- Displayed at Chennault Air Museum, Monroe, LA.
Yanks Air Museum/Fighter Rebuilders, 1992-1998.
- Restored to airworthiness.
- First flight Jan. 14, 1993 by Steve Hinton.
- Flew as USN/86711/84.
- Leased by the Fighter Collection.
- Shipped to UK, arriving at Duxford on Apr. 15, 1993.
Patina Ltd/The Fighter Collection, Duxford, UK, 1998-2004.
- Registered as G-RUMW.





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):
Tony Chambers Photography.
Matt Houlbrooke.

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