Aircraft Photo of 48-563 / 8563 | Grumman J2F-6 Duck | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #60121
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:48-563
Alternate Serial:8563
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman J2F Duck (G-15)
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman J2F Duck (G-15)
Aircraft Version:Grumman J2F-6 Duck
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
 
Photo Date:17 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 60121
Photo Comment

This Duck served previously with the US Coast Guard as 33587. After being SOC in 1946 she passed through a series of ciivilian owners and appeared in various films, including 'Murphy's War', before retiring to the National Museum of the USAF where she is on display as a circa late-1940s USAF rescue OA-12 48-563. Ex N67790.

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