1955 GRUMMAN C1A TRADER


  • For Sale
  • 1955
  • GRUMMAN C1A TRADER
  • N189G
  • 146044
  • Rockford, IL USA

225000 $225,000 USD

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    • For Sale
    • 1955
    • GRUMMAN C1A TRADER
    • N189G
    • 146044
    • Rockford, IL USA

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    Mark Clark

    5233 Falcon Road

    Rockford, IL 61109 USA

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  • General Specs (cont.)

    16690

    252

    252

    252 SPOH

    252 SPOH

    Used

    N/A

    9

    Additional Classifications

    Detailed Description

    COURTESY: 1955 GRUMMAN C-1A TRADER N189G S/N 146044
    250 HOURS SINCE ENGINE IRAN!
    NEW!
    $225,000

    Avionics / Equipment

    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

    Airframe

    Airframe:
    16690 Hours since new

    Engines / Mods / Prop

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

    Interior / Exterior

    Interior:
    Stock Military gray with 9 seats
    
    Exterior:
    Excellent Condition Navy Gull Gray and White scheme

    Remarks

    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
    
    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
    
    
    
    
    SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION UPON INSPECTION