Beech C23 Sundowner 180   N9247S      (c/n  M-1743)


                                        Three basic variants of the original Musketeer were produced in the 1970s.  These were the
                                        Sundowner 180 (seen above at Raleigh Airport in 1984 - it wasn't an "International" then),
                                        the Sport 150 and the Sierra 200.  Over 4,400 Beech 23s had been built when production
                                        was suspended in 1984.