Author Topic: c/n 1253, N5510G  (Read 1644 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 1253, N5510G
« on: April 21, 2015, 09:08:52 AM »
5 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.

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c/n 1253, built 05/67 as U-10D s/n 66-14351 for USAF accepted 05/67, t/n “14351” USAF CA ANG 129th ACS Hayward CA until 11/74, storage MASDC Davis-Monthan AFB AZ released from storage 11/78, as N5510G CA CAP 1 of 15 converted to trigear 2/79 accident the nose gear collapsed during takeoff, a slight shimmy had been noticed earlier @ San Carlos CA 3/80 sold '84, John Cowdery AK install Airglass PA32 nose gear fork then placed on Tritan Seamaster 3500 floats sold '89, Jack Stewart PA accident while on takeoff engine lost power and began to descend pilot turned into the wind until the right wing and float struck a security fence aircraft rotated 160o and came to rest 40' from point of impact @ Saskatoon SK Canada 07/87 sold as wreck '92, Carson Leasing and Equity inc (salvage broker) WA sold '?, Jack Mermis OR as project expired reg '13 sold 06/14, John Alleva Wasilla, AK (3rd Helio of 3) repairable, rebuild possible (but John says not by him)






 
« Last Edit: July 05, 2020, 06:14:57 AM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 1253, N5510G
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2020, 06:12:49 AM »
I came across another better photo of c/n 1253, I will open it as no. 2 in the queue above.
Doug