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Built in Dallas Texas Dec, 1944 as Construction #: 121-41633
USAAF AT-6D serial 44-80911 sold to the US Navy.
Delivered to USN as Bu. 90917.
Delivered to JMSDF as 201-6193 (later 90917), June 1957.
Went to Kanai-Shoji Co, Kanagawaken, Japan, July 1, 1976.
- Acquired as scrap.
Dennis Buehn, Long Beach, May 1978.
- Registration candidate as N2266Z.
- Recovered from Japanese scrap yard, May 1978.
- Shipped to Compton, CA.
Dennis G. Buehn/Warbirds West, Compton, CA, May 1979-1980.
- Registered as N1038A.
- Restored to airworthy, Certificate Of Airworthiness issued Dec. 19, 1979.
- Flew as Marines/90917.
Howard L. Gribble & John Collver, Lomita, CA, Jan. 1980-1986.
John Collver, Lomita, CA./Ron Custer, Torrance, CA. 1987-Current.
- Flown as "War Dog" FAA Reg.# N1038A, Bu.# 90917.