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WILDCAT/Bu. 86746



Bureau #: 86746
Construction #: 5804
Civil Registration:
  N6290C
  Model(s):
  FM-2 Wildcat
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
California Pyrotechnic Institute, CA, circa 1947.
- Registered as N6290C.
Private Owner, Medford, OR, circa 1952.
- Stripped for spares.
Forrest M. Watson, Wellington, TX, 1964.
Robert L. Younkin, Fayetteville, AR, 19??.
- Hulk.
Private Owner, St. Louis, MO, 19??.
- Restoration project.
Dick Lambert & Michael G. Rattke, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 1966.
- Trucked dismantled from St. Louis to Atlanta, Apr. 1966.
- Restored to airworthy.
- First flight, June 6, 1967.
- Flew as USN/86940/5.
Michael G. Rattke, Merritt Island, FL 1969.
Rudy Frasca/Antiques & Classics Inc/Frasca Air Museum, Champaign, IL, 1972-2002.
- Flown as USN/5.

Id also reported as Bu86940.



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., 2002.
Photo Source(s):
Richard Huston via Pat Carry.

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