N3947Q with N5343G a chum at Coldfoot, Alaska.
Photo: Fred Wallis © 13 July 2023 - Aird Archives
N3947Q gets the finishing touches.
Photos: Dirk Septer © 22 May 2015
N3947Q at Sealand, Campbell River for Alaska door.
Photo: Bob Kobzey © 14 May 2015
N3947Q of Coyote Air on tundras at Talkeetna.
Photo: Fred Wallis (c) 08 April 2006
N3947Q at Anchorage.
Photo: Mark Merry © October 2003
Photo: Lukas Lusser © 26 June 1999
N3947Q soaking up the winter sun at Anchorage.
Photo: Derek Linder © October 2001
N3947Q on a moist Anchorage ramp.
Photo: Neil Aird © September 1995
53-2790 awaiting rescue in Ohio.
Photo: Gerry Conrad © late 1970's early 1980's.
53-2790 at Wilmington, North Carolina.
Photo: Jim Sullivan © June 1966 - Ron Olsen Collection


53-2790 • (C-GUNZ)



53-2790 US Army # 1333. L-20 No: 334. Command A-4. Delivery 16-Dec-1953. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

Note: History between US Army and 1982 / 1983 unknown. Operated by a Sheriff's Department. Sold by sealed bids government tender - to an Alberta buyer.

(C-GUNZ) Recorded as regd 01-Dec-1982 – Canx on CCAR 10-Apr-1984. Registration not taken up.

N3947Q Robert D. Swenson, Burnsville, MN. Regd Jun 1983. Regd in Bloomington, MN., at Mar-1990

Note: On FAA records as s/n 53-2790.

N3947Q Robert D. Swenson, Anchorage, AK. Regd 19-Jul-1993 & 01-Oct-1994.

Note: Wipaire conversion.

Airworthiness Date: 03-Aug-2001.

N3947Q Coyote Air LLC., Talkeetna, AK. Regd, 22-Jul-2005. Based Coldfoot, Alaska.

Note: At Sealand for Alaska Door – Apr-May-2015.