54-1707 at Castle AFB Museum.
Photos:  Dennis Newall  ©  08 September 2003
Photo:  ©  Dennis Newell
N43862 of the department of Agriculture, at Mission, Texas.
Close-up of dispersal chute and small vents.
Photos: Dan Hagedorn © 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
54-1707 at Milwaukee - KMKE, Wisconsin.
Photo: Peter Keating Collection © 1971 - Aird Archives - via aflyinghistory.com
54-1707 sporting some new skin, at Davis-Monthan AFB.
Photo: Peter Keating Collection © 08 May 1976 - Aird Archives - via aflyinghistory.com


54-1707 • N43862



54-1707 US Army # 1550. L-20 No. 551. Command A-6. Delivered 05-Jan-1956. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

54-1707 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB.,  AZ. 25 Aug 1972 to 19-Nov-1976. PCN (Product Control Number) UD025.

N43862 US Department of Agriculture, Mission, TX. Dates currently unknown.

N43862 Sale reported Mar-1990, 19 Sep-1991 & 29-Feb-1992. To Castle AFB., CA. FAA records finally show canx as expired 10-Aug-2012.

“54-1707” Castle Air Museum, Castle AFB., Atwater, CA.



Small data plate showing US Army serial number which is always different from DHC c/n. This often causes confusion when aircraft appear later on Civil Registers.

Photo: Dennis Newell © August 2005