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This Fairchild F-27A, N753L, msn 48 was originally purchased new by Bonanza Airlines in 1959

.The following is a history of Ship 48 service life:
  • April, 27, 1959 delivered to Bonanza Airlines (N153L  -  N753L)
  • April 20, 1966  sub-leased to Southeast Airlines,  N753L
  • April 27, 1970 returned to Airwest (Hughes Airwest),  N753L
  • July 15, 1975  sold to North Canada Air reregistered it as (C-GEGH
  • November 1981 sold to Horizon Air reregistered it as N274PH
  • December 1985 converted to F-27J 
  • November 1987 sold to Boeing Corp. then placed into storage in Las Vegas, NV.
  • July 1988 sold to North American Aircraft
  • July 1988 sold to Islena Airlines
  • September 1989 sold to Fresh Air Corp.
  • June 1992 sold to Cannon Industries and dismantled for parts at Chino Airport, CA.
  • October 2001 sold to Scroggins Aviation. Cockpit was cut off and saved. The nose section is currently in storage at the Mojave Airport in California where it will remain until a good home has been found.
  • Scroggins Aviation donated the cockpit to the American Museum of Aviation 2010 

Restoration of an ex-Bonanza Airlines Fairchild F-27A cockpit section

Help needed in locating parts for the restoration.

Please send your inquiries to: museum@BonanzaAirlines.com  or write to the address below.

Bonanza Airlines, c/o American Museum of Aviation - 5840 West Craig Road. - Box No. 120-262 - Las Vegas, Nevada 89130 USA

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