Hawker Sea Fury FB Mk 11 WH587/N260X
Photographed at the Abbotsford Air Show, British Columbia, Canada on 13 August 2004.
C/n 41H/636334. Delivered to RAN as WH587, one of the replacement Sea Furies for the aircraft lost in the Korean War.
BOC: March 7, 1952; SOC: September 23, 1963. Arrived as deck cargo on HMAS Vengeance, March 1952.
G. Grieg, Sydney, 1963-1964, delivered to Bankstown, NSW, Nov. 1963.
Lord Tefgarne, Sydney, NSW, 1964, shipped to USA, 1964.
Grant Weaver, San Jose, CA, May 1965-1967, registered as N260X, flew as race #33.
Stan Booker, Fresno, CA, 1967, flew as race #33.
James R. Fugate, Aurora, OR, 1969.
Sherman Cooper, Merced, CA, 1971-1972.
Westernair of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, 1972.
Ellsworth Getchell/Gretchell Aircraft Inc, San Jose, CA, July 7, 1975-2002, flown as RAN WH587/105 (as shown here). Damaged during landing, Midland, TX, Oct. 4, 1997, repaired.
Picture added on 20 November 2010 at 07:36