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General Category => General Helio Discussion => Topic started by: Doug Johnson on March 05, 2015, 06:00:33 AM

Title: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Doug Johnson on March 05, 2015, 06:00:33 AM
5 pictures check your albums. Please do an internet search maybe you'll come up with one I couldn't find, I need all the help I can get.

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c/n 571, built 11/62 as model H-395 original registry N4197D Nasca inc (Lawrence Reeve ?) ME sold '66, Edward Hampton NH accident aircraft wingtip hit the ground during takeoff the right aileron control cable malfunctioned due to contact with the metal pulley guard @ Wilmington-Carner Airstrip VT 11/67 insurance co took possession sold '68, Earle Cleare, Dr Harold Terry & Tommy Purcell FL prior to O6/78 1400 series trapezoidal rear windows installed by unknown person accident during flight, the engine began missing and started vibrating excessively, the pilot was forced to land in a swamp with sawgrass and the aircraft flipped inverted. The No. 3 exhaust push rod was missing and not found, but debris from the push rod shroud tube was found inside the engine compartment, near St. Marks FL 8/82 logs show it also appears to be the last flight sold 07/03, Higher Vision Aviation (Joe Salamone) DE sold 04/04, Bruce Stephens (B.J. Aircraft services) AK sold '05, re-reg N818BS Bruce Stephens (3rd of 3) (Arizona Soaring inc) transfer '09, Jason Stephens Maricopa, AZ expired reg, dismantled at Ak-Chin Regional, AZ, 10/16, restoration project being reassembled at Gosshawk Unlimited and is nearing end

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Title: Re: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Jason Stephens on March 06, 2015, 03:58:57 PM
Those early photos are great. Interesting that it had the square rear windows back then!  I had assumed that the previous owner had converted it recently.  I'll get some newer photos for you pretty quick. ;)
Title: Re: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Doug Johnson on March 06, 2015, 10:45:54 PM
I overlooked the windows the first photo was taken 06/78 so trapezoidal rear windows installed by unknown person prior to 06/78
Title: Re: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Doug Johnson 1 on December 10, 2016, 12:22:09 PM
Found a current picture thought I would add it.

Title: Re: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Jason Stephens on June 08, 2019, 10:52:54 AM
Project is being completed at Gosshawk Unlimited.  Wings should go on pretty soon. 
Title: Re: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Doug Johnson 1 on June 08, 2019, 11:14:03 AM
Here is a link to Jason's spare Helio http://flyhelio.com/smf/index.php?topic=782.msg3825#msg3825
Title: Re: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Jason Stephens on November 06, 2019, 03:23:57 PM
Wings are on.  Progress being made.  Thanks again to the community for the parts and advice that we have needed.
Title: Re: c/n 571, N818BS
Post by: Doug Johnson 1 on November 06, 2019, 08:25:48 PM
Thanks for progress photo starting to look like a Helio I opened it above in the photo queue.