Author Topic: c/n 065, OB-M-492  (Read 1188 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 065, OB-M-492
« on: January 27, 2015, 07:04:18 AM »
8 pics check your albums it would be nice to have a  photo in color or higher quality or original paint scheme as  N4130D

Not much History known about this Helio fate is unknown perhaps Jaars will share something someday.

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c/n 065, built 10/57 as model H-391B, original registry N4130D Summer Institute of Linguistics CA (Jaars 6th Helio of 46) placed in experimental category 11/57 to allow American Engineering co to demonstrate ground to air pickups at Georgetown airport, passenger door and rear seat was removed and a pickup winch with support frame was used (System later used by National Geographic on c/n 004 and c/n 039 during an expedition to Peru), dereg export Peru 09/58, rereg OB-LGY-492 placed on floats named “Canoe that Flies” rereg under new system as OB-M-492 (Instituto Linguistico de Verano) JAARS, Ministry of education, Yarina Cocha, Peru, fate unknown ?

last picture is a model but a very realistic one.




c/n 052 "1572" in background below


below photo of model by 'All metal'
« Last Edit: July 13, 2016, 09:10:55 AM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 065, OB-M-492
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2016, 04:39:54 AM »
found 3 pics opened as 3, 4, and 5 above
Doug

Louis

Re: c/n 065, OB-M-492
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2016, 09:32:41 AM »
How do they land with floats ?

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 065, OB-M-492
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2016, 10:01:58 AM »
I believe they are located right next to the  river you see in some of the pictures
Doug

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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 06:02:14 AM »
Yarina Cocha
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