quarta-feira, 20 de fevereiro de 2019

Beechcraft C-45/AT-11/D-18S








AN
Model
s/n
c/n
FAP
Rmks
BC-2
AT-11
41-27501
MSN 1346
b/y 1942
2501
1942 – built at Wichita KS for USAAF as 41-27501;
1947 – to AN as US DoWar Surplus – arr.1948;
1948 – based CAN Aveiro;
1952 – to FAP;
1975.04 – SoC FAP;
1976 – noted dspl Barreiro, at local children’s park by Av. Bento Gonçalves, or “Avenida da Praia” - l/n 1997.03
1998 –removed/scrapped (n/n 29.6.1998);
?
AT-11
41-27424
MSN 1269
2502
1947 – to AN as US DoWar Surplus – arr.1948;
1952.12.31 – on charge FAP as 2502;
1975 – wfu
1976 - noted dspl kindergarden in Montijo;
BC-4?
AT-11
41-27354?
MSN 1199?
2503
1947 – to AN as US DoWar Surplus – arr.1948;
1954.04.06 – to FAP;
1968.06.04 – SoC FAP;
?
AT-11
41-27586?
41-27585?
41-27622?

(note 1)
MSN1431?
?
MSN1467?
2504
1942 – built at Wichita KS for USAAF as 41-27586?
? – to NC66876;
1947 – to AN as US DoWar Surplus – arr.1948;
1952 – to FAP as 2504 – on charge 31-12-1952;
1976 – SoC FAP – to Museu do Ar;
1964 – to Museu do Ar – Alverca (f/n 1964 l/n 1987?);
1984 – noted dspl Sintra;
1985.08.12 – noted Sintra dspl/stored;
1996.05 – noted stored Ota;
2007 – noted restored at Sintra;
2014.08 – noted dspl Museu do Ar , Sintra – noted 2015; l/n 2018
BC-06
AT-11
42-37479
MSN 4072
2505
1943 – built at Wichita KS;
? – to N67857;
1947 – to AN as US DoWar Surplus – arr.1948;
1948 – based CAN Aveiro;
1952 – to FAP as 2505;
1974.08 – SoC FAP

?
AT-11
42-36847
MSN 3227
2506
1942 – built at Wichita KS for USAAF as 42-36847;
1947 – to AN as US DoWar Surplus – arr.1948;
1952.12.23 – on charge FAP as 2506;
1974.08 – SoC FAP
? – noted dspl kindergarden Massamá;
? – removed/scraped;
?
?
43-35596?
MSN 6076?
2507

(note 2)
? – built as an Expeditor I for RAF, reg. HB169;
1946.01.18 – sold;
1952 – to FAP – modified to VIP version;
1959.06.01 – crashed in river Tejo;
BC-7?
D-18S
?


A-390
2508

(note 3)
? – arr. AN;
1957.05.10 – on charge FAP as 2508;
? – BA5 a/c;
1976.01 – SoC FAP;
? -  dspl Leiria – l/n 10.07.2018;
BC-8
D-18S
?
A-391
2509

(note 4)
1947 – arr. AN;
1954.06.06 – on charge FAP;
1972.07 – SoC FAP;
BC-9
D-18S
?
A-392
2510

(note 5)
1947 – arr. AN;
? – noted based CAN Aveiro;
1954.06.06 – on charge FAP;
1972.07 – SoC FAP;

UC-45B
43-35461
MSN 5760
2511
1943 – built as a UC-45B at Wichita KS for USAAF;
1944 – transferred to RAF as an Expeditor Mk.I, reg.HB147 – shipped to RAF India;
1947.01.18 – SoC RAF;
1954 – noted as TAP CS-TBA;
1956.08.04 – on charge FAP;
1978 – noted dspl Furadouro;
1979 – noted oper.?
1982 (circa) - scrapped

Expeditor III N
CA-44
A-644
2512
exRCAF 1469;
1959.06.04 – delivered to FAP;
1965.07.22 – w/o – crashed on take-off at Lisbon airport;

Expeditor III N
CA-60
A-660
2513
exRCAF 1485;
1959.06.18 – delivery to FAP;
1972.02 – noted during IRAN at OGMA;
1975/1976? – SoC FAP;
? – to Museu do Ar collection;
1984 – noted wfu at Alverca;

Expeditor III N
CA-76
A-676
2514
exRCAF 2278;
1959.06.18 – delivery to FAP;
1975.11 – noted dspl public garden at Pinhal Novo;
1997 – noted derelict at DGMFA – l/n 1998.01;
2001.05.27 – noted scrapped at Adoseiros;

Expeditor III N
CA-86
A-686
2515
exRCAF 2288
1959.05.15 – devilery FAP;
1975.12 –SoC FAP
197? – dspl jardim em Queluz;
1996.05 – noted stored Ota (H1);
2012 - to be restored for Museu da Aviação dos Açores;

Expeditor III N
CA-93
A-693
2516
exRCAF 2295;
1959.05.17 – delivery to FAP;
1976.02 – to CITE, Ota;
1996.05 – noted stored Ota (H1);
? – noted CFMTFA, Ota, under restoration;

Expeditor III N
CA-94
A-694
2517
exRCAF 2296;
1959.01.10 – delivery to FAP;
1976 – SoC FAP, to Museu do Ar collection;
1977.07.05 – f/n derelict at Alverca dump – l/n 22.09.2018

D-18S

A-565
2518
1951.04 – delivery to DTA, Angola, as CR-LCG;
1962.12.20 – delivery to FAP

D-18S

A-567

(note 6)
2519
1951.04 – delivery to DTA, Angola, as CR-LCI;
1963.03.01 – delivery to FAP;
1972 – noted oper. AB3 Negage;

D-18S

A-564
2520
1951.04 delivery to DTA, Angola, as CR-LCF;
1975? – delivery to FAP?

D-18S

A-566
2521
1951.04 delivery to DTA, Angola, as CR-LCH;
1975 – delivery to FAP;



BC-1 to BC-6, plus BC-10 all AT-11 Kansan, arrived 1948
BC-7 to BC-9, plus BC-11 and BC-12, all Beech D-18S, arrived 1947

Notes:
1 – two contradictory records in Joe Baugher listings regarding AT-11 BC-4/2504:
s/n 41-27586 (MSN 1431) – to NC66876 – to AN as BC-04, later 2504;
s/n 41-27622 (MSN 1467) – to AN as BC-4, later 2504;
… which is right??
2 – also refered as D-18S BC-9 (c/n A-390, ex NC80183), or as D-18S BC-8 (c/n 6076, s/n 43-35596, exRAF HB169, exTAP CS-TBB, later became CR-CAI)
3 – also reffered as D-18S BC-10? (c/n A-391, exN80343);
4 – also reffered as D-18S BC-11 (c/n A-392, exN80393);
5 – also reffered as C-45F (?) BC-12 (c/n 8306, s/n 44-87047);
6 – also noted as c/n A-568, ex CR-LCJ;

Thanks to: Renato Gomes; Cmdt. Hugo Cabral;
Sources: MAP – Military Aircraft Photos; Luís Tavares, Joe Baugher, Mário Canongia Lopes, Mais Alto, Geoff Goodall,

MAP photos:
neg M03894 – 2504 C-45 at Sintra;
neg.M03893 – 2513 C-45 noted wfu Alverca 1984;

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