• 51-16483 USAF #1054. L-20A No: 55. Command AF-3. Available 28-Mar-1952. Accepted 15-Apr-1952.
Delivered 22-Apr-1952 to Norton Air Force Base, CA. Converted to TU-6A.
• N5160G Civil Air Patrol Inc., Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AB. Regd May-1971.
Accident West Lebanon, NH. 27-Jun-1972. Engine failure caused aborted takeoff. Landed straight ahead and hits rocks at end of runway. Substantial damage to aircraft. Pilot and three passengers uninjured. NYC72FNC75
• N5160G Oscar A. Fontaine, Westport, ME. Regd Feb-1973. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990.
Accident: Location unknown. 01-Jun-1980. Airplane equipped with non-approved, experimental floats flipped over attempting a water landing.
Airworthiness Date: 21-Dec-1983
• N5160G Kenmore Air Harbour, Kenmore, WA. Regn Pending Sep-1992
Note. Kenmore Conversion.
• N5160G Robert C. Warren, Sr., Portland, OR.
• N5160G Scudero Inc., Ketchikan, AK. Regd Jan-1995. On USCAR at Dec-1995.
• N5160G Taquan Air Service Inc., Ketchikan, AK.
• N5160G S. & S. Aircraft Leasing Inc., Ketchikan, AK., operating as Taquan Air Service. Regd 19-Jul-2000.
Service Difficulty Report: 13-Sep-2004, Removed fuel flow transducer installed under stc nr 809gl. Unit providing erroneous fuel flow readings and causing the air data computer (adc) also installed in the aircraft to function improperly. Air data computer installed under efs-system law stc nr sa02203ak.
Service Difficulty Report: 02-Jun-2006; Spinner bulkhead cracks at rear section and delamination of epoxy.
Service Difficulty Report: 22-Jul-2009: Small cracks in bulkhead of spinner at outer radius spinner cracked at blade shank cut-outs.
51-16483 was made available on 28-Mar-2011 and accepted by the Toronto AMO (Air Material Overseas) unit of the USAF on 15-Apl-1952 then initially delivered to the Air Material Command and the San Bernardino maintenance facility at Norton Air Force Base where it remained between 22-Apr-1952 until 03-Jun-1952 after which it was re assigned to the Far East Air Forces Command and transported to South Korea and Kisarazu Air Force Base, where it was allocated to the 6400th Air Depot until 16-Jul-1952 and then the 6408th Maintenance Unit Group for preparation prior to an onward move to Yong Dong Po Air Force Base and the 10th Liaison Squadron on the 04-Aug-1952.
An accident at A-15 airstrip (exact location unknown) Seoul, Korea is reported on 09-Sep-1952 when the aircraft flipped over after the brakes failed and the aircraft was seriously damaged, but the three occupants 1st Lt James B Mitchell, 2nd Lt William R Spencer and 2nd Lt Ralph H Struckman, were uninjured. It then was transported back to Kisarazu in Japan and the 6408th Maintenance Unit Group for repair. It seems that it was stored until 11-Dec-1953, when it went to Clark AFB in the Philippines and the 6200th Maintenance Unit until 25-Jun-1954 after which another overseas move to Okinawa, Japan and the Naha AFB., initially with the 6351st Air Base Wing until 01-Aug-1954 and then the 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing. Further history to be researched.