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AVENGER/Bu. 53337

Grumman Avenger bu 53337

Bureau #: 53337
Construction #:
  3399
Civil Registration:
  CF-IMI
  N337GA
  VH-VTB
  Model(s):
  TBM-3S Avenger
  AS Mk. 3 Avenger
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 2007

History:
Delivered to RCN as 53337.
- BOC: May 29, 1952.
- SOC: January 10, 1958.
Skyway Air Services, Langley, BC, 1958-1969.
- Registered as CF-IMI.
- Converted to tanker, Victoria, BC, 1958.
- Flew as #601.
Conair Aviation Ltd., Abbotsford, BC, 1969-1977.
- Flew as tanker #601.
Forest Protection Ltd, Fredericton, NB, 1981-1994.
- Flew as tanker #1.
- WFU, Open storage, 1984-1994.
Jeff Thomas/Vintage Wings, Seattle, WA, 1994.
Warren Al Pietsch, Minot, ND, September 15, 1994-2000.
- Registered as N337GA.
- Delivered from Fredericton to Minot, ND, November 3, 1994.
R.D. "Crash" Williams/GWG Inc., Seattle-Boeing Field, WA, April 27, 2001-2002.
- Registered as N337GA.
- Flew as USN/337.
Stephen Searle, Kallangur, Queensland, Australia, April 5, 2006-2007.
- Registered as VH-VTB.

Grumman Avenger bu 53337

Grumman Avenger bu 53337

Grumman Avenger bu 53337

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.
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, 2007.
Photo Source(s):
Olsen, Ron - Ron's Archive, ronsarchive.home.attbi.com, 2002
Curt Kinchon.
Forest Protection Ltd

Research Assistance:

Chris Adam

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