1955 Grumman C-1A Trader N189G s/n 146044

250 HOURS SINCE ENGINE IRAN!
Pending

$225,000

Airframe:

16690 Hours since new

Engine(s):

Curtiss Wright R-1820-82B- 1525 HP
LH:      252 hours since IRAN by Anderson Airmotive
RH:     252 hours since IRAN by Anderson Airmotive

Avionics:

ICOM 720 Com
Trimble Transponder
Garmin GPS-396
Apollo 360 GPS
Tail Beacon ADSB
Intercom- cockpit and crew

Equipment:

Operational wing fold
Hard points
Smoke system
Pre Oil System
One owner since 1999

Propeller(s):

Hamilton Standard 43D-51/ 6915A7 Blades, AD due 2024
LH:     252 hours SPOH
RH:     252 hours SPOH

 

NAVY HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Vietnam Veteran-Yankee Station, S. Vietnam 1971-1972.
  • One of last piston powered aircraft operated by US Navy, retired 9/88.
  • 15,963 Flying Hours.*
  • 9,975 Landings.*
  • 824 Arrested Landings.*
  • 190 Catapult Shots.*
  • 30 Years of Active Navy Service

   * As of May, 1987

Pending

Miscellaneous:

FAA approved Inspection completed July 1, 2022
Manuals included
Some spares included

  • Navy Bureau #146044
  • Navy Acceptance Date: 8/18/1958
  • FAA Registry N189G
  • Number 74 of 87 C-1A's built
  • Doug Goss & Richard Cronn, Trader Air, Inc. owners.

Assignments, duty stations, and carriers  that #146044 has been associated with during her Naval career:

  • Fasron 3 Norfolk, Virginia

2/59

  • VRC-40   Norfolk, Virginia (numerous assignments)

1960

  • Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

11/09/62

  • USS Essex CVS-9 Quonset Point, Rhode Island

1/64

  • USS Enterprise, "Operation Sea Orbit" (around the world cruise with Nuclear Task Force One)

7/64

  • USS Randolph CVS-15 Norfolk, Virginia 

3/67

  • CV-62, USS Independence

1968-74

  • VRC-50 Yankee Station, Danang, S. Vietnam; TDY from USS Independence

12/71

  • Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico

9/75

  • CV-66, USS America

5/78

  • VR-24 Sigonella, Italy

79-80

  • USS Nimitz CVN-68 Norfolk, Virginia

8/78-1984

  • USS Independence

1985-87

  • Stricken from service, stored at Pensacola, FL

9/88

 

Exterior:

Excellent Condition Navy Gull Gray and White scheme

Interior:

Stock Military gray with 9 seats

SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION UPON INSPECTION