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1944 Grumman G-21A Goose C/N B-46

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Airframe Info

Model:G-21A Goose    Search all Grumman G-21A
Year built:1944
Construction Number (C/N):B-46
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:8
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior
Also Registered As:
37793  De-registered


Registration Number:N1048V
Mode S (ICAO24) Code:A01714
Certification Issued:2000-05-10
Last Action Taken:2006-05-16
Current Status:Valid


Registration Type:Corporation
Owner:Aero Accessories Inc
Address:Gibsonville, NC 27249
United States

User contributed data

Serial Number (C/N):B-46    (by Dave Marion on 2012-07-19 10:12:20)

User Comments

Dave M., 2012-07-19 10:18:50
 The "current" registration to Aero Accessories Inc. in Gibsonville, NC is not really still valid. They bought it from Dean Franklin in Miami as a stripped out and disassembled hulk in 2000. By late 2005, the fuselage had been sold to Sam Damico in Pittsford, NY to use to try to rebuild N327 (c/n 1051) which had crashed and burned in Feb. 2005.

Contrary to its last FAA registration, "37793" is its former US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics serial number and as such not valid for civilian registration; the correct Grumman msn or c/n for this particular aircraft is B-46.

It may have once had a "current" airworthiness certificate with an "issued" date of 1973, but ALL Grumman G-21 series aircraft were built ONLY from 1937 until 1945. I see people making that mistake all the time - i.e. confusing the date on the A/W cert. with the actual Mfd. date.