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AVENGER/Bu. 91110



                   
Bureau #: 91110
Construction #: 4015
Civil Registration:
  N6827C
  VH-TBM
  ZK-TBE
  Model(s):
  TBM-3E Avenger
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2015

History:
TBM Inc, Tulare, CA, 1963-1972.
- Registered as N6827C.
- Flown as #E58.
Hillcrest Aircraft, Lewiston, ID, 1977-1978.
Paramount Leasing Corp, Bakerfield, CA, 1984.
Gro Pro Corp, Oklahoma City, OK, 1986-1988.
Merlin Aire Ltd, King City, PA, 1988-1992.
- Operated by Ray Hanna/Old Flying Machine Co, Duxford, 1988-1992.
-- Shipped to UK, May 12, 1988.
-- Flew as USN/X-2.
Alpine Fighter Collection, Wanaka, NZ, 1992.
- Delivered from Duxford to Ipswichm October 1, 1992.
- Shipped to New Zealand.
Alpine Deer Group/Alpine Fighter Collection, Wanaka, November 1992-1998.
- Registered as ZK-TBM.
- Flew as RNZAF/NZ2518.
Randal W. McFarlane, Brisbane, Queensland, May 1999.
- Delivered from NZ to Toowoomba, Queensland, arrived May 6, ,1999.
Randal W. McFarlane/Malitone Pty, Ltd, Clayfield, Queensland, Australia, June 25, 1999-2009.
- Registered as VH-TBM.
- Based at Archerfield Airport, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
- Now flies in scheme of VT-83/309/USS Essex.
Steve Searle/Wirraway Aviation Museum, Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia, 2010.
ITL Aviation Limited, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2012-2015.
- Registered as ZK-TBE.

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):
Gavin Conroy via Brendon Deere
Randal McFarlane
Alex Mitchell
John Parker
Caz Caswell
Martin Kyburz/Swiss Mustangs

Research Assistance:

Randal McFarlane

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