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THUNDERBOLT/42-23278



Serial #: 42-23278
Construction #: ??
Civil Registration:
  N5087V
  N347D
  Model(s):
  P-47D Thunderbolt
Name: None
Status: Display
Last info: 2002

History:
Hancock College of Aeronautics, Sant Maria, CA, 1947-1954.
- Instructional airframe.
University of Southern California, Santa Maria, CA, May 7, 1954.
Bob Bean Aircraft, Blythe, CA, May 13, 1954-1957.
- Stored Blythe, CA.
- Registered as N5087V.
W.F. Paterson, October 1, 1957.
Bob Bean Aircraft, Blythe, CA, December 1957-1961.
Republic Aviation Corp, Farmingdale, NY, Apr. 1961-1964.
- Registered as N347D, March 18, 1964.
- Displayed in UK and Europe, 1963.
USAFM Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH, November 1964-2002.
- Displayed as HV-P.


Circa early 1960's.

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.
Patrick Carry.
USAF Museum, www.wpafb.af.mil/museum/, 2002.
Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner - Warbirds Resource Group, www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org, 2003
Unknown.

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