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8018 is now beautifully displayed in the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution, Beijing.
Photos: Geoff Dryden © 04 May 2019
54-1725 / 8018 still on display at Beijing.
Photos: Eric Munk © April 2006
Photo: Gary Vincent © October 1998

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54-1725 US Army #1568. L-20 No. 569. Command A-6. Delivered 06-Mar-1956. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

8018 Chung-Kuo Kung Chuan / Taiwan Air Force.

Note: Landed on a beach in Fujian, China, undercarriage collapsed 22-Apr-1983.  Aircraft defected from Formosa  / Taiwan, piloted by Maj Li Dawei. (See below).

8018 Was on display at Chinese Aviation (Air Force) Datang Shan Aviation Museum / Datang Shan Hang Kong Bowuquan, Beijing, China. In Taiwanese markings. Now in Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution, Beijing, China.

Note: Datang Shan means Big Soup Mountain.

Note: War trophy from Formosa/Taiwan. Pilot Maj. Li Dawei defected and landed on a beach on the Chinese Mainland, where-the undercarriage collapsed. Originally displayed in a cave in bad condition, flat tires, and broken windows. Noted in better condition under cover in Oct-1998 at Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution, Beijing.

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