182nd FS of TX ANG
1955: Jan 16, BOC, delivered to Costa Rican AF from the TX ANG as FAC #4
1964: Mar 31, N6169U, MACO Sales, Chicago IL
1966: Richard Vartanian, Pasadena CA
1972: N74978, Richard Vartanian, Shafter CA
1973: Aug 4, photo, Chino CA, bare metal w/ large N74978 on tail
1988: N74978, Arthur McDonnell, rep.destroyed, hangar fire, Shafter CA
2003: N74978, Cal Pacific Airmotive, Salinas CA
2008: Sep 16, N74978, Tallevast LLC, Tampa FL
Restoration as TF-51D
2020: May, N74978, restoration: wings on - engine in
2020: Oct 15, N74978, First-Flight!!
Congrats to Art Teeters and the entire crew at Cal Pacific Airmotive in Salinas CA!!!