Built at Douglas. Constructors number 21356. Delivered to the U. S. Army.
After the war, this aircraft had a variety of owners. Sold to Paul Mantz, Burbank, CA, in early 1946 and registered as NC67932. Next, it was owned by Potter Aircraft services and registered as as N67932, flying from Burbank until 1951. The next owner was Glen L. McCarthy of Houston, TX, from 1951-1954 and registered as N22M.
Valley Hail Supression, Scottsbluff, NE, Feb. 15, 1954-1955.
James M. Cook Co, Jacksboro, TX, Mar. 15, 1955.
C.T. McLaughlin, Snyder, TX, Aug. 31, 1955-1959.
Vest Aircraft & Finance Co, Denver, CO, Nov. 23, 1959.
Jack Adams Aircraft Sales, Memphis, TN, Dec. 1959-1960.
George Treadwell, Shelby, TN, 1962.
Billy Hicks, McGehee, AR, Feb. 21, 1962-1967.
Jupiter Inc, Houston, TX, Jan. 9, 1967-1968.
I.N. Burchinall JR, Paris, TX, Dec. 1968-1970.
Its last owner was William F. Farah of El Paso, TX from 1970 until his death.
Donated to National Air & Space Museum (NASM), Washington, DC in 1989, but returned to the Farah estate by court order in 1991. Acquired by the Lone Star Museum where it is static displayed beginning in November 1991 until the middle of 2006.
In mid-2006, it was offered for sale, starting price of $1,150,000. Reportedly, sold to a buyer in Australia.
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January 9, 2018