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    Airframe Family: Beech 45/T-34 Mentor
    Latest Model:T-34B-BH Mentor
    Last Military Serial:53-3391 USAF
    Construction Number:G-152
    Last Civil Registration:N53BR
    Latest Owner or Location:LL53 Llc, Scottsdale, AZ

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    Constructed as a T-34B-BH by Beechcraft at Wichita, KS.

    Circa 1953

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Air Force with s/n 53-3391.

    By 1987

    To unknown owner with c/r N91DS.
    Markings added: U.S. AIR FORCE, 33391

    28 July 1987

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At DuPage Airport, West Chicago, IL

    26 March 1997

    To Theodore J. Adams Trustee, Wheaton, IL with c/r N53BR (T34A, G-152).


    To John Rippinger, 11047 E Verbena LN, Scottsdale, AZ.

    31 December 2003

    To LL53 Llc, John Rippinger, 11047 E Verbena LN, Scottsdale, AZ.

    Based at Lima-Lima, Naper Aero Club Field, Chicago, IL.
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    Markings Applied: LL-53, NAVY, 533391
    False USN markings.

    1 September 2012

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At Davenport, IA

    1 September 2012

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At Davenport, IA

    1 September 2012

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At Davenport, IA

    8 February 2017

    To LL53 Llc, Scottsdale, AZ.

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    Federal Aviation Administration in the United States of America
    U.S. Demobbed by Horrex, Ray, Boulanger, Dunn, McGhee amp; Wood
    United States Military Services Serial Number Lists by Joe Baugher

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    Glenn Chatfield
    Mike Henniger

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