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  TBM-3E Avenger Bureau Number 91110  

Aircraft History
Built by General Motors, Eastern Aircraft Division. Constructors Number 4015. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as TBM-3E Avenger Bureau Number 91110.

During 1963 to 1972 owned by TBM, Inc. and registered as N6827C. Flown in the markings "E58".

Next, owned by Hillcrest Aircraft of Lewiston, ID, 1977-1978. Then, Paramount Leasing Corp, Bakerfield, CA, 1984. Afterwards, by Gro Pro Corp, Oklahoma City, OK, 1986-1988 and Merlin Aire Ltd, King City, PA, 1988-1992.

Next, this TBM was purchased by Ray Hanna / Old Flying Machine Company and shipped to the United Kingdom on May 12, 1988. During 1988-1992 and flown as USN / X-2.

On October 1, 1992 shipped to New Zealand to the Alpine Fighter Collection at Wanaka, New Zealand. Registered as ZK-TBM. Painted in the markings of TBF-1C "Plonky" NZ2518.

Next, delivered to Brisbane to Randal W. McFarlane / Malitone Pty, Ltd, May 6, 1999 - 2002 and registered as VH-TBM. Based at Archerfield Airfield and painted in the scheme of VT-83 / 309 from the USS Essex.

Navy Serial Number Search Results - TBM-3E Avenger 91110
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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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