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AVENGER/Bu. 91598



Bureau #: 91598
Construction #:
  4503
Civil Registration(s):
  N9548Z
  Model(s):
  TBM-3E Avenger
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
Rector Air Service, Pacific Palisades, CA, 1962-1966.
- Registered as N9548Z.
- Flew as tanker #E76.
Hemet Valley Flying Service, Hemet, CA, 1969-1970.
- Flew as tanker #E76.
Reeder Flying Service, Twin Falls, ID, 1971.
- Crashed while making forced landing with gear up, Columbia, CA, August 18, 1973.
- Stored damaged, Stockton, CA, 1974.
Ralph M. Ponte, Cedar Ridge, CA, 1976-1984.
- Rebuilt.
Kermit Weeks/Weeks Air Museum, Tamiami, FL, May 16, 1984-2002.
- Flew as USN/X-2.
- Badly damaged by Hurrican Andrew, August 24, 1992.
- Repaired and displayed, Tamiami, FL, 1998.

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):
Brendon Deere - http://www.integration.co.nz/aviation/, 2002.

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