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S/N  1165

2021 - Kurt Bohlken has taken over the project of restoring N74588 from the previous owners. It is exciting to see another Goose being brought back to life. Good luck in the days ahead.

588 REST2.jpg
588 REST1.jpg
More to come...

Manufactured in January 1943     JRF-6B      Bu0221

    to RN FAA as BW818 ntu, FP515  delivered to Trinidad

    to U.S. Navy as Bu66332      Mk. 1A

U.S. Navy Surplus   1945

Ellis Air Lines - Ketchikan, AK  1948-1962

Alaska Coastal Ellis Airlines - Ketchikan, AK  1962-1968

Alaska Airlines - Seattle, WA  1968-1972

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

   AAB  ceased operations 1981 - stored at A. Hamilton Airport - St. Croix

   Relocated to Ft. Lauderdale 1982 (photo above -Keith Sowter)

David Bettencourt - Honolulu, HI  (aviation attorney re-added registration July 1984)

Roland N. Duke - Costa Mesa, CA  1988-1992

Charles Glen Hyde - Roanoke, TX  1992-1999

Flight Data Inc. - Carson City, NV   1999-2010

Brett R. Mayes - Williams, CA  2010-2021

Southern Cross Aviation, LLC - Torrance, CA 2021- 

photo credit Tom Anusewicz
photo credit Tom Anusewicz
FAA Records - N74588
FAA Form 337 - further documentation / misc.
Ownership / Transfers / Registrations / misc.
phot credit Air Photographic International
photo from the Bodding Cpllection
Goose ant.jpg

photographed at Chalks International maintenance base at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in November 1982

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