General Category => General Helio Discussion => Topic started by: Doug Johnson on April 23, 2015, 06:47:33 AM

Title: c/n 1259, N808BD
Post by: Doug Johnson on April 23, 2015, 06:47:33 AM
8 picture 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 1259, built 06/67 as U-10D s/n 66-14357 for USAF accepted 06/67, t/n “14357” USAF West Virginia Air National Guard, 130th Special Operations Squadron until 11/74, storage MASDC Davis-Monthan AFB AZ declared excess 01/77 released from storage 09/78 as N5405G 10/78 WV CAP 1 of 15 converted to trigear 10/78 sold '81, rereg N808BD Buzz Dopkin (named Helioshark) CO sold '03, Performance Aircraft corp (Igaal Barak) CA sold '08, Ben Cart GA sold '10, Alan Sikes (Sikes Onion Farm) Collins, GA, sold 08/18 Rick Scmidt OR

Anyone know where and what Helioshark came from or refers to?

The asymmetrical U-10D instrument panel was retained in my opinion the best panel of all models including the 1400 series
Title: Re: c/n 1259, N808BD
Post by: Lance Goodwinm on April 23, 2015, 09:46:55 AM

I am looking for two flap box straps.  They are the ones that go around the main spar and are held in place by the diagonal braces to the manual flap control box.
Tried to post on the other page but no luck.


Title: Re: c/n 1259, N808BD
Post by: Doug Johnson on December 19, 2015, 05:55:37 AM
added a photo of 1259 as N5405G second one down from top and current photos 11/19 as 6,7, and 8

Title: Re: c/n 1259, N808BD
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Title: Re: c/n 1259, N808BD
Post by: Doug Johnson on November 25, 2019, 07:31:02 PM
Added current photos from barnstormers to the queue above as 6, 7, and 8

Link to other Helios for sale so you can compare and see that the asking price is reasonabe added as no. 12 in list click on;