N67590 at sunny Courtenay - CYCA, British Columbia.
Photo: Rod Hall © 31 May 2019
N67590 at Ketchikan with C-GVEP DHC-6-400 on delivery.
Photo: Danny Hoggard © 09 August 2013
N67590 cruises by.
Photo: André Munniks © 2011
N90AK at the Juneau hangar.
Photos: Mike Stedman  © 03 November 2004
N90AK with wing covers on a foggy Juneau Pond.
Photo: Brian Dary  ©  October 2004
N90AK on a typical moist Juneau day!
Photos: Oscar Bernadi © August 2003
N90AK resting at Lake Eva
Photo:  Mike Stedman © 2003


52-6076 • N5158G • N90AK



52-6076 USAF #1238, L-20 No: 239. Command AF-3. Delivered 26-Jan-1953. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962. Conv. to TU-6A.

N5158G Civil Air Patrol Inc., Maxwell AFB., AL Regd May-1971.

Airworthiness Cert: 06-Feb-1976. Experimental to show compliance with FAR.

N5158G Hope Leasing, Wrangell, AK. Regd Jan-1979.

N90AK Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, DBA Wings of Alaska, Juneau, AK. Regd Jun-1988 & 04-Jan-1989. Canx 31-May-2005.

Total Time:  17,794 hours. Aug-2004.

N90AK Wings Airline Services Inc., Juneau, AK. Regd 05-Jul-2005. Canx 09-May-2008.

Note: For sale Jul-2007 at $370,000US.

Mods include: As at Jul-2007. Edo 4930 Floats. Wipline battery relocation and cabin extension. Kenmore water rudder steering, sea fins, enlarged side windows, additional rear window, bubble cargo door, float hatch kits and Hartzell three-blade prop.

N90AK Blue Aircraft, Ketchikan, AK. Regd 19-May-2008. Canx 17-Jul-2008.

N67590 Blue Aircraft LLC., Ketchikan, AK. Operated by Taquan, Ketchikan, AK. Regd 17-Jul-2008, Canx 05-Jun-2009 & 12-Jun-2009.


USAF History

52-6076 was made available on 12-Dec-1952 and accepted on 18-Dec-1952 by the 6600th Air Depot AMO (Air Material Overseas Unit), at Downsview, ON., after which it was assigned to the Air Defence Command and delivered to the 34th Air Division at Kirtland AFB.,NM.,on 26-Jan-1953 and it remained at Kirtland until 31-Jul 1962. It then moved to Byrd Field, Richmond, VA., and was attached to the 4638th SOS Squadron until 18-Dec-1962 when it passed to the 701st Radar Squadron at Fort Fisher, and which was re titled 701st Radar Control and Warning Squadron on 28-Feb-1963.

Emblem of the 701st Radar Control and Warning Squadron

The remaining USAF history of this aircraft is yet to be researched.