N684DD at Renton, Washington.
Photo: Ronan Hubert - B3A © 18 July 2016

N130WA tucked away at Donaueschingen - EDTD, Germany.
Photos: Neil Aird © 05 July 2011
N130WA visits Grenchen - LSZG, Switzerland.
Photo: Mario Richard © 19 April 2009
N130WA visits Niederrhein, the former RAF Laarbruch.
Photo: Peter Bekema © 01 May 2004 - via Coert Munk
N130WA visits Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.
Photos: Jochen Thoma © 16 March 2003
N130WA on her amphibs.
Photo: Steve Gensler © July 1997 - Aird Archives
N130WA visits East Midlands airport, England.
Photo: Bill Blanchard © June 1996
N130WA on wheels.
Photo: Andreas Dürr © July 1995 - Aird Archives
N130WA visits la Ferté Alais
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 1991 - via Tony Clarke - Aird Archives
N130WA at Kenmore Air Harbor, WA.
Photo: Elwood White © June 1992
N130WA on straight floats.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Slide processed July 1986 - Aird Archives
53-2799 unit hack, at Phu Bai, South Vietnam.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1972 - Andrew Rodrigues Collection - Aird Archives
53-2799 at Ubon Air Base, Thailand.
Photo: Alfred Schneider © c.1970-71


53-2799 • N64339 • N130WA



53-2799 US Army # 1342. L-20 No: 343 Command A-4. Delivered Jan-1954. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N64339 Details Unknown.

N130WA South East Alaska Airlines Inc. Ketchikan, AK. Regd Jul-1979.

Note: Kenmore rebuild in 1986.

N130WA Helicopter Transport Amarillo, Amarillo, TX. Regd 02-Feb-1989.

N130WA Freebird Wilderness Tours. Dates currently unknown.

N130WA Grandy Lake Forest Ltd., Partnership, Mt. Vernon, WA. Regd 18-Dec-1992. Canx 02-Apr-2001.

Airworthiness Date: 11-Oct-1998.with a restricted classification.

N130WA Aircraft Guaranty Management LLC., Trustee, Houston, Onalaska, TX. Regd 06-Apr-2001, 02-Jan-2008, 09-Nov-2009. Canx 13-Aug-2011.

Total time: 17,550 hours. Feb-2008.

Note: For sale in Mar-2008 at $425,000US.

Note: Despite having had two changes of ownership, has been seen as late as Feb-2008 still in Freebird livery.

N130WA Aircraft Guaranty Corp Trustee, Houston, Onalaska, TX. Regd 23-Aug-2011. Based at Donauschingen, Germany. Re regd 29-Aug-2013. Private owners.

Mods include: Facility for Wipline 6100 amphibian floats. (Currently on wheels). 20,000-hr. wing struts, gross weight increase to 5,370 lbs. Cleveland wheels and brakes, wing tip tanks, battery to firewall, three-blade Hartzell prop, Kenmore domed windows and dual control.

For sale: May 2013.

Note: Came to Kenmore Air Harbor, WA., in container, via Port of Montréal, QC., and onward by rail. Shipped at same time as N930AJ (1286). Arrived March 2014. They used to share a hangar in Germany.

Photo: Simon Van Tromp © 24 March 2014

N130WA Gary Drean / Sue Drean, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Regd. 13-May-2014. A/W 29-May-2014.

N684DD Gary Drean / Sue Drean, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Regd 13-May-2014.