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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:44 am 
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there are a dozen or more airframes with stacks of wings nearby at AckChin regional airport, A39, Maricopa AZ

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:07 am 
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Matt Gunsch wrote:
there are a dozen or more airframes with stacks of wings nearby at AckChin regional airport, A39, Maricopa AZ



Can I assume that's them behind the 17 UH-60's?

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Along with the initial registry for the N3N I will put together a Forgotten Props section for the N3N.

So any service histories of these aircraft would be welcome.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:56 am 
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Cubs2jets wrote:
Matt Gunsch wrote:
there are a dozen or more airframes with stacks of wings nearby at AckChin regional airport, A39, Maricopa AZ



Can I assume that's them behind the 17 UH-60's?

C2j

Not UH-60, UH-1 Hueys, and yes

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:08 pm 
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Matt Gunsch wrote:
Not UH-60, UH-1 Hueys, and yes


Weeeeellllllll, howdy! I guess they are UH-1's. Couldn't figure out who had corralled that many UH-60's.

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That paint scheme looks really great on that 1940 N-3N. Just curious, did the N3N ever have a tail hook installed for carrier training? I know they left the factory with float fittings.


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Mike Cavanagh aircraft, this is what Mike emailed me about his aircraft.

My N3N-3 is BU# is 1911.

That sure is a nice-looking machine. Judging by the Carvair in the background, it's at Gainesville TX?
One interesting thing, when I did a search on the FAA register, it doesn't show any details for this aircraft?!:
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... rtxt=1940N


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The webpage you want is "Fleet" from the N3N Blog.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:00 am 
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AFAIK, only three have ever been identified:

(2576) NAF N3N red/white c/s N44831 Jun09 Feb19
(2785) NAF N3N-3 N44744 fuselage Nov10 Feb19
(4455) NAF N3N N44964 Jul10 Feb19

Other N3Ns owned by the same owner include 1932/N45268, 2652/N44801, 2748/N90128, 2793/N45273, 3068/N44935.


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Col. Rohr wrote:
Matt Gunsch wrote:
there are a dozen or more airframes with stacks of wings nearby at AckChin regional airport, A39, Maricopa AZ


Hi Matt,

Do you have contact info so I could reach out to them and try to get photos and Bu#

Thanks
Rob

Rob,
Andy at Desert Rat Aviation would be the contact point. I have talked to him in the past, but that is the extent of it.

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Hey Rob, this one passed thru the other day on its way to a new owner. Ferry pilot said it was going to a private strip west of Buckeye airport.
Its this one:
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=2860

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Absolutely Rob!! If you like crappy cell phone pics taken after sundown! He came in right after the sun went down.
I meant to post this one and not another rear cockpit one. Do you have any wartime pics of this serial no.

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