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    This page documents a history of a specific aircraft. The details provided vary from aircraft to aircraft and are dependent on the research and amount of data uploaded to the Aerial Visuals database.

    Airframe Family: Beech 18 Expeditor / AT-7 / AT-11 / C-45 / JRB / SNB
    Latest Model:UC-45J Expeditor
    Last Military Serial:51291 USN
    Latest Owner or Location:Aerospace Museum of California, McClellan AFB (formerly), Sacramento, California

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    Constructed as a SNB-2.

    6 October 1943

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Navy with BuNo 51291.


    Redesignated as UC-45J.

    Transferred to NAS Patuxent River, MD.

    Transferred to NAS El Toro, CA.

    From Unknown to May 1966

    Transferred to Naval Weapons Lab, NAS Dahlgren, MD.

    May 1966

    Struck off Strength/Charge from the United States Navy.

    18 June 1970

    Certificate of airworthiness for N11248 (C-45, 51291) issued.
    Sale reported to a new owner in Wright Patterson, OH.

    In the inventory of National Museum of the United States Air Force Loan Program, Wright Field, Dayton, OH.
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    Loaned to Aerospace Museum of California, Sacramento, CA.

    September 1988

    Transported by ground. Delivered to Aerospace Museum of California, McClellan AFB (Formerly), Sacramento, CA.
    Moved by truck to the museum.
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    April 1992

    Markings Applied: 42-51291
    Restored with markings representing a USAF C-45J.

    11 September 2010

    Photographer: Mike Henniger

    7 June 2013

    Civil registration, N11248, cancelled.

    31 August 2014

    Photographer: Mike Henniger
    Notes: Photographed at the Aerospace Museum of California, Sacramento, CA.

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    Federal Aviation Administration in the United States of America
    United States Military Services Serial Number Lists by Joe Baugher

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