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c/n 1273
N77MV leaving Victoria's inner harbour.
Photo: Daniel Acton © 01 December 2018
N77MV now in KENMORE "retro" colour scheme.
Photo: Rob Richey © 10 June 2015
N77MV at Jackson Cove, Hood's Canal, WA.
Photos: Jim Joyce © 08 July 2014
N77MV in the Kenmore yard.
Photo: Joseph J. Miner © 10 May 2014
N77MV at the Victoria gathering.
Photo: Rich Hulina © 30 October 1995
N77MV at Kenmore. "Night Train".
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection

c/n 1273

57-6168 • N67684 (1)

N77MV

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57-6168 US Army # 1838. L-20 No. 839. Command A-14. Delivered 01-Nov-1958. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

57-6168 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB., AZ with probable PCN (Product Control Number) UD024. Passed to USAF, PCN (Product Control Number) HS069. Departed 06-Feb-1976.

Note: Purchased by Hillcrest at the Davis Monthan auction sale on 29-Jan-1976 for $22,000US. Sold as providing “no reasonable potential for normal Certification”. Total time 6,084.3 hours., Engine 3,846.3 hours. Comment at sale included: two seats missing and in good condition.

N67684 (1) Hillcrest Aircraft, Lewiston, ID. Regd 06-Feb-1976.

Airworthiness date: 20-Apr-1982. Category - Normal

N67684 (1) Kenmore Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd 07-Sep-1982.

Note: Refurbishment from military configuration by Kenmore in 1982.

N77MV Vitulli Ventures Ltd., Redmond, WA. Regd 07-Sep-1992. Canx 03-Feb-2003.

"Night Train".

Note: Attended the Beaver 50th Anniversary Celebration at Victoria, BC, 17 to 19-Oct-1997.

N77MV Marco F. Vitulli, Bellevue, WA. Regd 13-Feb-2003. Canx 15-Jun-2012.

For sale: Oct-2011 $490,000.

Total time: Quoted as 2,458 hours. since military conversion in 1982, so grand total would be 8,542 hours.

Mods include: Hartzell three blade propeller. Wipaire 6100 amphib. Floats; Lake & Air gear advisory system; Baron STOL wings; Cleveland wheels and brakes;enlarged windows in aft cabin; bubble windows in aft cabin doors; aux. battery relocation; Jasco alternator; cabin access steps; vertical seaplane fins.

For sale Feb-2012 $379,000 on EDO 4930 straight floats. $359,000 on wheels. Total time now 8,610 hours.

N77MV Kenmore Air Harbour Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd 19-Jun-2012

For Sale (Old PDF has some interior images).

N77MV N77MV LLC., Seattle, WA. Regd 09 Dec-2013.

N77MV Kenmore Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd 24-Nov-2014.

Current

Note: "About the suffix MV - Marco Vitulli was a U.S. Air Force pilot and became a personal friend of Bob Munro. He was a real estate developer but he also flew charters for Kenmore because he just loved flying. "Night Train" stencilled on the aircraft was his USAF Call Sign / Nick Name." My thanks to Rob Richey and Greg Monro for the details.x