Author Topic: c/n 502, N4154D  (Read 1580 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 502, N4154D
« on: February 10, 2015, 11:54:45 AM »
1 maybe 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 502, built 09/58 as model H-395, original registry N4154D, 08/58 sold to King-Hurley research group (CIA front co), 11/60 placed in experimental category for further research and development flown to Helio Aircraft corp, Norwood MA placed on Edo 2870 floats accident not reported or investigated no details @ unknown area time, reg canceled as accident 01/63,  ?

c/n 502 and up can be up-grossed to 3,300lb using STC SA1467SE, an optional sling seat for 5th and 6th passenger can replace standard 5th seat

« Last Edit: January 07, 2016, 12:25:49 PM by Doug Johnson »

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 502, N4154D
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2016, 12:27:13 PM »
Added news article about a Helio that probably was c/n 502
« Last Edit: January 07, 2016, 06:15:46 PM by Doug Johnson »

Doug Johnson 1

Re: c/n 502, N4154D
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2017, 11:03:56 AM »
edit to history paragraph

placed on Edo 2870 floats Probably along with c/n 525, 1 of 2 players in CIA's “Bay of Pigs" in Cuba, HP-reg ? Panama probably owned by Los Hermanos Sebastian y Gómez S.A., a Panamanian corp and (a CIA front co), by November 1960. Presumed to have been leased to Frente Revolucionario Democratico, the Cuban exile organisation, via Manuel F. Goudie, their Miami based finance man. accident probably while flown by Guatemalan Army Colonel Batres, struck a grass covered log, while landing at a grass airstrip @ plantation of  President Ydigoras of Guatemala, on March 21st 1961, damage to the aircraft was substantial, and it was recommended that it be scrapped for parts reg cancelled 01/63 as dbr