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  TBM-3E Avenger Bureau Number 91110  
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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.

Postwar
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.

References
Navy Serial Number Search Results - TBM-3E Avenger 91110
WarbirdRegistry - TBM 91110

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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