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Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 TG114
Planes and Choppers
No: 4422   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2006   Manufacturer: Hawker   Country: USA
Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 TG114

Competed in the Reno Air Races in September 2006, where it was photographed.
Construction no. 41H/609972, civil registrations: CF-OYF, N54M, N232J, G-BVOE, N232MB.
History:
Delivered to Royal Canadian Navy as TG114
- Brought on charge: May 24, 1947, Struck off charge: Oct. 2, 1956.
Brian Baird, Toronto, Ontario, Circa Nov. 1962, registered as CF-OYF.
J. W. Fornof, Houma, LA, 1966-1969, registered as N54M, overturned during landing, Houma, LA, 1967.
Brian Baird, Phoenix, AZ, 1969, wreckage stored, Mesa, AZ.
- Restoration started using parts from VR918 & VR919, Phoenix, AZ.
Frank C. Sanders, Chino, CA, 1971-1976.
- Registered as N232J, restoration completed.
- Converted to 2-seat configuration, first flight, 1971, flown as N232/232/0.
Lloyd A. Hamilton, Santa Rosa, CA, 1980.
William E. Sims, Charleston, IL, 1982-1987.
Ronald M. Runyan, Springdale, OH, May 1988-1995.
- Leased to Robert J.Lamplough, North Weald, UK, 1988-1994, delivered by air to North Weald, Apr. 24, 1990.
Aces High Ltd, North Weald, UKm June 13, 1994-1995, registered as G-BVOE.
Maruna Airplane Co, Akron, OH, Jan. 1995.
Gallant Corp, Dover, DE, Feb. 1, 1995, registered as N232J, shipped to USA from North Weald, UK.
Michael Brown, Carson City, NV, Mar. 21, 1996-1997.
Michael Brown/Sea Fury Ltd, Carson City, NV, May 1997-2004, registered as N232MB, restored, Ione, CA, 1996-1998.
- Fitted with Wright R-3350, first flight, 1998, flown as race #232/September Fury.
- Additional racing modifications.
Picture added on 12 February 2008
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Powered by a Wright R-3350 Duplex-Cyclone twin-row 18-cylinder supercharged air-cooled radial engine. Now flown as "232" instead of "September Fury".

Added by Peter Langsdale on 22 December 2013.
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