Papua New Guinea Government
use of the Grumman Gulfstream II

Aircraft Details

History

One Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II obtained in February 1981. Used by the Government of PNG for VIP transport. Retired in 1984.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
P2-PNF 103 N833GA 5 Feb 1981 to P2-PNG Mar 1981, to N833GA Aug 1984


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Gulfstream II P2-PNG (photo, Greg Kozak)

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Panama SEC Grumman Gulfstream II

in Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the Escuadrilla Presidencial.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
HP-1A 78 N90HH 7.9.1995 wfu in 2009


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None at present.

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

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Grumman JRF-5/6 Goose

in Honduran Air Force Service

History

Used by the Escuela de Aviación Militar.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
110 B-49 BuNo 37796 10.1946 sold as N3945C in 6.1951
811 n/a n/a 1956 n/a


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None at present.

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References

  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)

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Grumman TBM Avenger

in Uruguayan Navy Service

History

Used by the Escuadrón Antisubmarino y Exploración.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
A-501 2815 n/a 2.5.1950 n/a
A-502 2381 n/a 2.5.1950 n/a
A-503 1090 n/a 2.5.1950 n/a
A-504 2660 n/a 21.12.1949 wfu on 22.8.1952
A-505 2225 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a
A-506 1952 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a
A-507 2821 n/a 2.5.1950 n/a
A-508 2045 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a
A-551 2868 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a
A-552 2334 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a
A-553 644 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a
A-554 69481 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a
A-555 2567 n/a 4.1950 n/a
A-556 1589 n/a 21.12.1949 wfu on 16.9.1952
A-557 2777 n/a 4.1950 wfu on 1.2.1952
A-558 1966 n/a 21.12.1949 n/a


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None at present.

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Ian Carroll)

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Grumman S-2A/G Tracker

in Uruguayan Navy Service

History

Used by the Escuadrón Antisubmarino y Exploración.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
A-851 186 BuNo 133215 12.5.1965 preserved at Laguna del Sauce
A-852 210 BuNo 133239 12.5.1965 scrapped
A-853 233 BuNo 133262 12.5.1965 stored at Laguna del Sauce
A-854 259C BuNo 152372, AMARC 1S637 19.1.1981 wfu in 12.1995, stored at Laguna del Sauce
A-855 261C BuNo 152374, AMARC 1S636 19.1.1981 wfu on 2.2.1983, stored at Laguna del Sauce
A-856 263C BuNo 152376, AMARC 1S598 19.1.1981 wfu on 2.2.1983, stored at Laguna del Sauce


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None at present.

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Ian Carroll)

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Grumman J4P-2 Widgeon

in Uruguayan Navy Service

History

Used by the 1er Escuadrilla Aeronaval. The letters SG indicate Servicios y Generales.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
A-751 1342 BuNo 37712, ANU SG-1 1943 sold as CX-BDG in 4.1979


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Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat

in Uruguayan Navy Service

History

Used by the Escuadrón de Caza.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
A-401 n/a BuNo 40151 22.4.1952 n/a
A-402 n/a BuNo 42071 22.4.1952 n/a
A-403 n/a BuNo 58797 22.4.1952 n/a
A-404 n/a BuNo 58877 22.4.1952 n/a
A-405 n/a BuNo 70768 22.4.1952 n/a
A-406 n/a BuNo 71540 22.4.1952 n/a
A-450 n/a BuNo 71128 22.4.1952 n/a
A-451 n/a BuNo 71622 22.4.1952 crashed before delivery
A-452 n/a BuNo 40365 22.4.1952 crashed on 17.11.1955
A-453 n/a n/a 22.4.1952 n/a
A-454 n/a BuNo 71740 22.4.1952 crashed before delivery
A-455 n/a n/a 22.4.1952 crashed on 9.12.1959


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Grumman JRF-6B Goose

in Paraguayan Navy Service

History

One JRF-6B delivered in 1966. Used by the Servicio Aeronaval.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
128 1163 RAF BW-797, ANA 0186/3-P-51, MNA-12 1966 sold to the USA in 1968


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Grumman JRF-5 Goose

in Paraguayan Navy Service

History

Three JRF-5 obtained in 1959 from US Navy, but only two delivered as one crashed on the delivery flight. Used by the Servicio Aeronaval.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
126 B.53 BuNo 37800 1959 sold as N3284 to the USA in 1968
127 B.29 BuNo 37776 1959 sold as N3283 to the USA in 1968
no serial n/a n/a 1959 crashed on delivery flight


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Grumman HU-16C Albatross

in Icelandic Coast Guard Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 2
Service Entry: 1969
Retirement: 1969

History

Two HU-16C’s borrowed from the US Coast Guard, January – May 1969, to replace the Catalina, but they proved very unreliable and were soon returned. One example had US Navy serial 141276. Used for fishery protection.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
1276 G-423 141276 Jan 1969 returned to USCG May 1969.
2361 G-368 142361 Jan 1969 returned to USCG May 1969

Pictures

[Albatross]
(Photo, Olafur Sigurdsson Collection)

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