United States Navy. 1945 Grumman TBM-3E. Construction #: 3637.
Sonora Aviation Inc, Tucson, AZ/Carson City, NV, 1963-1969. Registered as N6447C. Flew as tanker #C47. Forced landing, wheels-up, near Beowawe, NV, September 18, 1964. Suffered substantial damage while firefighting. See the NTSB crash report.
Capitol Aire Inc, Carson City, NV, 1972.
Craig Aero Service, Buttonwillow, CA, 1977.
Stewart Aviation Ltd., Moses Lake, WA
#xx N6447C 1978-1985
Designated as “47C” in the FPL working pilot/team lists.
Aerial Spray Program – NB
1981 – Pilot Harbison. 1982 – Pilot Craig.
Northwest Warbirds Inc, Kimberley, ID, 1986-1987.
Jack A. Erickson, Central Point, OR, Aug. 10, 1988-2002. Loaned to Tillamook Air Museum Tillamook, OR, 1997-2002.
See Aerial Visuals for further details.