Aircraft Photo of N54205 | Columbia XJL-1 | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N54205
Aircraft Original Type:Columbia XJL
Aircraft Generic Type:Columbia XJL
Aircraft Version:Columbia XJL-1
C/n (msn):[ 31400 ]
Location
City / Airport:Tucson - InternationalMap
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KTUS   IATA: TUS   Local: TUS   Other: -
 
Photo Date:March 1982
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID: 23379
Photographer's Remark

This second prototype of the XJL-1, Bu 31400, was an updated replacement for the Grumman Duck and first flew Dec 1946. Not put into production, the aircraft was stored NAS Norflok, VA from 1948 until it was sold as N54205 in 1958. Stored again Ryan Field, Tucson, AZ after 1966. This rare amphibian has been on display at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ since 1987.

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