Author Topic: c/n 1421, N6470V  (Read 1223 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 1421, N6470V
« on: May 13, 2015, 07:22:48 AM »
4 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 1421, built 02/70 as model H-295 original registry N6470V Robert Vincent PA sold '82, Jaars NC (Jaars 44th Helio of 46) install 3,800lb up-gross never placed in service by Jaars sold '84, Robert Rayford LA sold '91, Bill Laxon AK install extended baggage accident during take-off with a 7 knot left quartering tailwind, the pilot raised the tail wheel off the runway at approximately 40 miles per hour and the aircraft immediately entered a left ground loop that full right rudder and brake was unable to stop. The aircraft ground looped through 270 degrees and came to rest about 100 feet off the left side of the runway and 1,000 feet from the departure threshold. The pilot reported that brake disk retaining clips were recovered from the runway and that the right-hand brake disk retaining ring was broken permitting the disk to come off the wheel @ Grand Canyon AZ 04/96, repaired with parts from c/n 2510 Bill Laxson Anchorage, AK replaced crosswind gear

As always any further information or pictures would be greatly appreciated.




The photo above was taken shortly after I sold my Helio and it went South
MY tie down was between the two Helios below I wonder why it wasn't there when this photo was taken
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