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AVENGER/Bu. 30761



Bureau #: 53818
Construction #:
  3880
Civil Registration:
  N9187Z
  N93818
  Model(s):
  TBM-3E Avenger
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
Delivered to RCN as 53818.
- BOC: June 16, 1952.
- SOC: January 10, 1958.
Columbia Flying Service, Hollister, CA, 1963-1964.
- Registered as N9187Z.
- Flew as tanker #E89.
Ewing Aviation Co, Sepulveda, CA, 1963.
George C. Abell, Topanga, CA, 1966-1969.
Ralph M. Ponte, Grass Valley, CA, 1975.
Leo Conavan, Fort Worth, TX, 1977-1979.
- Registered as N93818, April 1979.
Wilbert R. Porter, Sacramento, CA, 1984-1992.
- Flown as USN 17.
Wally Fisk/Amjet Corp/Polar Aviation Museum, Anoka County, MN, September 7, 1993-2002.
- Flown as USN/53818/17/USS Hornet.

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.
Photo Source(s):
Michael O'Leary Collection.

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