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Grumman F6F Hellcat/Bu. 80141



Bureau #: 80141
Construction #:
  A-11286
Civil Registration:
  N80142
  NX100TF
  N10CN
  N100TF
  G-BTCC
Model: F6F-5K
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2008
  History:
USMC Museum, MCAS Quantico, CA, 1965-1970.
- Registered as N80142.
W.C. Yarbrough, Marietta, GA, 1972.
Thomas H. Friedkin, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, Jan. 1977-1979.
- Registered as NX100TF.
- Nosed over during landing, Elsinore, CA, Dec. 4, 1976.
- Crashed after forced landing, San Marcos, CA, Apr. 3, 1979.
Charles F. Nichols/Yankee Air Corps, Chino, CA, 1981-1988.
- Registration N10CN reserved but not taken up.
- Rebuilt using center-section Bu 08831, Chino, CA, 1985-1988.
Military Aircraft Restoration Corp, Chino, CA, 1988-1989.
- Registered as N100TF.
The Fighter Collection, Duxford, UK, 1989-2008.
- First Flight July 1989, Chino, CA.
- Shipped to UK, Aug. 1, 1990.
- Registered as G-BTCC, Dec. 1990.
- Flown as USN 40467/19.


Circa 1990.

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, 2008.
Joe Baugher's Serial Numbers Page
Photo Source(s):
Tony Chambers Photography.
Unknown.

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