Aircraft Photo of CF-KCL | Grumman TBM-3S Avenger AS.3 | Skyway Air Service | #173860
Registration / Serial:CF-KCL
Fleet number:609
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger (G-40)
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger (G-40)
Aircraft Version:Grumman TBM-3S Avenger AS.3
Licence-built by:General Motors
C/n (msn):3700
Operator / Titles:Skyway Air Service
City / Airport:Prince GeorgeMap
Region / Country:British Columbia, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYXS   IATA: YXS   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:1 June 1961
Photo from:John Olafson Collection
Photo ID: 173860
Photo Comment

After serving with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1952 - 1960 as 53638, this Avenger worked as an air tanker with Skyway, then Conair and then Forest Protection Ltd. It was eventually acquired by the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Pennsylvania and is registered as N109K and often seen on the air show circuit as a US Navy torpedo bomber.

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