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    Airframe Family: Grumman G-21/JRF/OA-9/OA-13 Goose
    Latest Model:JRF-1 Goose
    Construction Number:1054
    Last Civil Registration:N66QA
    Latest Owner or Location:Waterlines Ltd, Wilmington, DE

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    Constructed as a JRF-1.


    Photographer: HG Christie
    Notes: This photo was taken in the Bahamas in 1939 while NC3055 was still being operated as a demonstrator by Gillies Aviation of Bethpage, NY. Gillies was the factory-authorized sales agent for Grumman.

    After 1940

    Bill Bailey comments (April 2015): This photo was taken by my father J.L. Bailey in 1940 in front of the hangar owned by J.Ray McDermott, Contractors. He flew the Fleetwings Seabird NC19194 s/n 505 also in the photo for McDermott.
    Photographer: Unknown
    Notes: NC3055 after it was sold to The Texas Co. of New York City, NY (aka Texaco.) It was repainted red over all except for a black hull below the waterline and the white lightning bolt stripe. A Texaco Star adorns the aft fuselage.

    After April 1960

    Photographer: McKinnon Enterprises Inc.
    Notes: Grumman G-21A Goose N704A (s/n 1054) on the McKinnon ramp at Sandy, OR after being ferried from Bethpage, LI. Soon after this, McKinnon modified it with retractable wingtip floats and increased its gross weight to 9,200 lbs per STC SA4-1467.

    27 April 1961

    Certificate of airworthiness for N66QA (G-21A, 1054) issued.

    May 1976

    Photographer: Bill Bailey
    Notes: N33S in May 1976 while it was operated by Pan Air Corp. of New Orleans, LA. Note the McKinnon retractable wingtip floats.

    11 March 1985

    To Waterlines Ltd, Wilmington, DE with c/r N66QA.

    18 June 1997

    To Waterlines Ltd, Wilmington, DE.

    22 December 2006

    Photographer: Antilles Seaplanes LLC
    Notes: N66QA in the Antilles Seaplanes shop in Gibsonville, NC. Antilles bought it from Discount Aircraft Salvage in Deer Park, WA in 2001.

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