And then a first look at the overall condition. The wiring, transmission (affectionately named "the Black Box" by Muscat Corporation for obvious reasons), controls and axles all seemed in decent shape.
Note keyed start, "top-of-the-line" electronic ignition option! Not bad for 1969/70!
(OK, the tires ain't so good....)
And a big bonus, the optional propeller drive for amphibious assaults! As Ned noted, "The playing card sized rudder will allow serious maneuverability"! ;-)
More research to follow.....