Unknown (?) L100-30

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Unread post05 Dec 2017, 16:36

N9183J.jpg


Hi All

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Back in 1993, I was working for British Aerospace at Prestwick in Scotland. Amongst the civil registered L100-30s which transited through Prestwick was one with the tail number N9183J. I attach a pic of it taxiing out at PIK - the tail number is pretty clear.

I've never managed to establish an MSN for this aircraft - it doesn't appear in the online FAA aircraft register, and the various aircraft enthusiast publications and databases I've subscribed to over the years have been of no help.

Can anybody put me out of my misery???? :bang:

Yours aye
Simon
Dunfermline, Scotland
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Unread post05 Dec 2017, 16:40

N9183J (2).jpg


Another image of it, on take-off.
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Unread post05 Dec 2017, 20:59

It looks like a Tepper plane ,that was their color scheme back then.
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Unread post06 Dec 2017, 03:25

Definitely a Tepper Aviation (CIA) paint scheme. Photo is rare for sure.
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Unread post06 Dec 2017, 03:40

This site refers to a N8183J

https://www.jetphotos.com/registration/N8183J

Perhaps it was N8183J and then became N9183J. The photos of the ones in this link that match your paint scheme, you cannot see the civil registration clearly.

That would make it c/n 4796.
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Unread post06 Dec 2017, 15:59

Thanks Jon

Looking carefully at the original scan, the first number could well be an 8. So N8183J it is.

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Unread post07 Dec 2017, 04:41

It's a nice photo, if you can please share it by uploading here:

http://www.c-130.net/g3/c-130-photos/uploads

I'll link it to our serial database.

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