Capt. Dick Gilbert
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N28369
S/N  1149 

Manufactered 1942  JRF-6B

Delivered to US Navy  Bu0205  Mk. 1A

   to RN FAA as BW802 NFU, FP499: delivered to Trinidad

   op 749 Squadron, Piarco, Trinidad  (12/5/42 - 10/43  coded "W2AC)

   to USN as Bu66347          

   struck-off USN charge at Jacksonville, FL    7/31/1946

Alaska Coastal Ellis Airlines - Juneau, AK  1954 - 1956

Alaska Coastal Airlines - Juneau, AK  1966-1969

Alaska Airlines - Seattle, WA 1969-1973

Antilles Air Boats - U.S.V.I.  1973 - 1981

   AAB closed 1981 - stored at Alexander Hamilton Airport , derelict by

   1985, damaged by hurricane, abandoned as  wreck. struck-off USCR  Aug. 1988

Dean H. Franklin Aviation Enterprises - Ft. Lauderdale, FL     1992 -1999

    wreck: restored to USCR

Klaus D. Martin / European Coastal Airways - Munich, Germany 1999-2012

    crated to Lansberied, Germany 1999  open storage , Landsberied dism. Feb.2012

    faded paint and AAB titles.

AAB N28369 Culebra Landing
FAA Records - N28369
FAA Form 337 - further documentation / misc.
Ownership / Transfers / Registrations / misc.
Jim Flanagan
Claude Austin, Mrs. Blair, Eric Crossfield and Andy Whitener
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N28369 - Outside storage in Germany

Goose HS-TOM s/n 1145  was also purchased by Klaus Martin.  It was moved from  Bangkok (Tropic Sea Air Co. Ltd.) to Germany. AAB Gooses N28369 (s/n 1149) N79914 (s/n B-88) and N2003 (s/n B-141) were used as parts to refurbish HS-TOM. The photo above of N28369 is after required parts were removed. Will they come back to Life?

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N28369 found its way to Germany to be part of a grand plan.

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photo credit Vedran Sovic
C-FVFU  s/n B-101

 4/5/21 - Capt. Klaus Dieter Martin of Mediterranean Coastal Airlines Ltd. sent photos of C-FVFU (B-101) along with HS-TOM s/n 1145 

More to come from KD Martin

Goose Rab 04
S-TOM Phuket 1996
SN 1145 HS-TOM Phuket 1996
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from Geoff Goodall's Goose List
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