HERITAGE AIR GROUP C-119G

 

The following information was provided to me by Lance Bicknell regarding the restoration of N8092.

Fairchild Aircraft
Construction Number- 10678
Year Built- 1948
Aircraft Type- C-119F-FA

USAF
Serial Number 51-2689
Transferred to RCAF :- 1952

RCAF
Serial Number- 22103
Taken on Strength- September 1952
Assignments:- 1952 - 436 Squadron, Edmonton.
1955 - 436 Squadron, Montreal.
1956 - 114 Communications Flight (Dec 1956 to Feb 1958),Capodichino, Italy.
Flew between there to Abu Suweir and El Arish in support of United Nations forces in Egypt.
1958 - 4 Operational Training Unit RCAF Trenton. Returned to 436 Squadron
Struck off Strength:- possibly in 1965 and turned over to Crown Assets for disposal.
Pilots- Robert Candy. Possibly Ken Duncan, Fred Dimond and Gary Peterson

Federal Aviation Administration
Registration Number - N8092
Manufacturer - Fairchild
Manufacturers Serial Number- 10678
Model - C-119G
Manufactured Year - 1948
Certificate Issue Date - 01/08/1976
Owners - Hawkins and Powers Aviation Inc
Present Certificate of Airworthiness - None

Hawkins and Powers
Purchased for use as an airtanker ('slurry bomber')
US Registration Number - N8092
H&P Number - Tanker # 140
1979 - Stored Derelict
1989 - Declared a wreck
1990 - Transferred to National Warplane Museum, Geneseo, New York

1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum, Geneseo,NY
2002 - Under Restoration: 1941 HAGM
Peter Perkins with HAGM

Dec.2014 UPDATE:
http://1941hagforums.mykingairb200.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=2722
 

C-119 photos of mine, made at Greybull 1994.
And Oct.2014 Greybull Revisited



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