Aircraft Photo of N105CF | Lockheed C-121G Super Constellation (L-1049B) | AirHistory.net #42748
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N105CF
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation / Starliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-121G Super Constellation (L-1049B)
C/n (msn):4137
Location
City / Airport:Tucson - Marana RegionalMap
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: AVW   Local: AVQ   Other: -
 
Photo Date:23 April 2004
Photo by:Ralph M. Pettersen
Photo ID: 42748
Photo Comment

SCFA planned to restore this cargo aircraft and bring it to Switzerland to fly passengers on the European airshow circuit. The former U.S. Navy and Aerochago airplane was ferried from Santo Domingo to Avra Valley, AZ, where it arrived on January 7, 2001. Restoration was well underway in August 2002 when the SCFA suspended efforts due to the FAA's decision not to issue a standard airworthiness certificate as the result of 9/11. The aircraft was stripped of useful parts by SCFA, and later HARS, before being disassembled and moved to Bridgewater, Virginia, where it was stored in 2018.

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