Author Topic: c/n 571, N818BS  (Read 2620 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 571, N818BS
« on: March 05, 2015, 06:00:33 AM »
2 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.

Jason we need a project progress picture later a completion picture.

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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, restoration project nearing end wings swap with c/n 527 to expedite completion


« Last Edit: March 06, 2015, 10:57:30 PM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Jason Stephens

Re: c/n 571, N818BS
« Reply #1 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. ;)

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 571, N818BS
« Reply #2 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
Doug

Doug Johnson 1

Re: c/n 571, N818BS
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2016, 12:22:09 PM »
Found a current picture. I can no longer open them in chronological order in original post but thought I would add it


« Last Edit: June 08, 2019, 11:06:24 AM by Doug Johnson 1 »

Jason Stephens

Re: c/n 571, N818BS
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2019, 10:52:54 AM »
Project is being completed at Gosshawk Unlimited.  Wings should go on pretty soon. 

Doug Johnson 1

Re: c/n 571, N818BS
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2019, 11:14:03 AM »