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TEXAN/42-85871



Serial #: 42-85871
Construction #:
  88-17652
Civil Registration:
  N6438D
  Model(s):
  AT-6D Texan
  SNJ-5C
  "Kate"
Name: None
Status: Airworthy (2008)
Last info: 2014

History:
Delivered to U.S. Navy as SNJ-5/Bu. 90654, 19??.
Robert G. Jenkins, Atlanta, GA, 1963.
- Registered as N6438D.
David M. Forrest, Atlanta, GA, 1963-1966.
A. T. George, Conyers, GA, 1966.
20th Century Fox Film Corp, Hollywood, CA, 1968-1971.
- Converted to Kate replica, Long Beach, CA, 1968.
- Used in movie Tora! Tora! Tora! .
- Stored, Long Beach, Ca, 1969-1971.
- Sold at auction, Long Beach, CA, February 1971.
Challenge Publications, Van Nuys, CA, February 1971-1984.
American Aeronautical Foundation Museum, Van Nuys, CA, 1984.
Confederate Air Force, Harlingen, TX, 1984.
Jay M. Horecky, Houston, TX, 1986.
Douglas A. Peeples, Don Argall & Ron Grasso, Collierville, TN, 1988-2008.
- Later based in Horseshoe Bay, TX.
- Flew as Japanese Kate "EII-301".
Hiroyasu Takai, San Jose, CA, April 20, 2011-2014.

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Source(s):
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-6th Edition, 2013.
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, 2008.
Joe Baugher's Serial Numbers Page
Photo Source(s):
Jason Knutson via Mike R. Henniger.
eLaReF
Zane Adams

Research Assistance:
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