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G-BTCC

1944 Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat. C/N A-1733

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Latest photos of G-BTCC
  • G-BTCC @ EGSU - 19. Imperial War Museum, Duxford. FIGHTER COLLECTION. - by Robert Roggeman by Robert Roggeman @ EGSU
  • G-BTCC @ EGSU - 19. Imperial War Museum, Duxford. FIGHTER COLLECTION. - by Robert Roggeman by Robert Roggeman @ EGSU
  • G-BTCC @ EGSU -  - by Fred Willemsen by Fred Willemsen @ EGSU
  • G-BTCC @ EGSU -  - by Fred Willemsen by Fred Willemsen @ EGSU

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Grumman
Model:F6F-5K Hellcat.    Search all Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat.
Year built:1944
Construction Number (C/N):A-1733
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing single engine
Number of Seats:1
Number of Engines:1
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-75
Also Registered As:
40467  De-registered
N100TF  De-registered
N80142  De-registered
N467RL  Registered  Delivery: 2015-05-19

Aircraft

Registration Number:G-BTCC
Mode S (ICAO24) Code:40334F
Current Status:De-registered
Registration Cancel Date:2015-05-12

Owner

Owner:Imperial War Museum Duxford
Address:,
United Kingdom

User Comments

Malcolm Clarke, 2017-12-21 09:49:28
 As A-11286 to US Navy Jun 1, 1945. Converted to F6F-5N target drone Mar 1957. SOC Sep 1961. To Victgory Air Museum, Mundelein, IL. To N80142 with US Marine Corps Museum, MCAS Quantico, VA Sep 28, 1967. To W. C. Yarborough, Marietta, GA Jul 30, 1971 and modified for skywriting Sep 1971. Then to Staggerwing Service Center, tullahoma, TN Jan 17, 1972. To Thomas H. Friedkin, Rancho Santa FE, CA Jul 23, 975. Registration N100TF reserved by Thomas H. Friedkin Oct 1, 1975. Damaged when nosed over onlanding at Elsinore-Skylark Airport, CA Dec 4, 1976. registered 100TF to Cinema Air, Houston, TX Apr 12, 1978. Damaged Apr 3, 1979 in forced landing at San Marcos, CA Registered N100TF to Chales F. Nichols, Baldwin Park, CA Dec 28, 1983. Rebuilt using parts from BuNo 08831 and center section from BuNo 40467.
Registration N10CN reserved Dec 13, 1989, but registration not taken up. Registered Dec 31, 1990 as G-BTCC with Fighter Collection at Duxford, UK. Displayed in USMC colors with fake BuNo 40467 as flown by Lt Alex Vraciu of VF-6 aboard USS Intrepid (CV-11) in mid-1944. Refurbished 2008-2014 and still G-BTCC with the Figher Collection.
Courtesy Joe Baugher.