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  A-20H Havoc Serial Number 44-0020  
USAAF

Aircraft History
Built at Douglas. Constructors Number 23243. Delivered to the U. S. Army.

Post War
After the war, this aircraft was owned by Delta Drilling Co/Texas Engineering & Manufacturing Co, Dallas, TX, June 25, 1947 and registered as N5066N. It had a number of different owners during the late 1940s including: Texas Aircraft Trading Co, Tyler, TX, Aug. 20, 1947 followed by Universal Aviation Company, Tulsa, OK, June 1, 1948. Next,
Leonard Burns, San Francisco, CA, July 22, 1948.

Finally, American Airmotive Corporation, Mimi, FL, Apr. 4, 1949-1951. Around 1955 it had an executive conversion, and then was sold to the Nicaragua AIr Force and registered as FAN50 around 1956. Flown in Nicaragua until the mid 1970s, it was then displayed at Carretera del Sur Park in Managua until 1977.

Recovery
Purchased and exported from Nicaragua by Yesterday's Air Force / MARC to Chino, CA in March 1977 and registered as N99385.

Restoration
This aircraft was stored outdoors from 1980 - 1991. Trucked cross country to Air Heritage Inc, Beaver Falls, PA. for restoration from 1991 until present day, where it is planned to restore it to flying status.

References
Warbird Registry - A-20 Havoc 44--0020

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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