Author Topic: c/n H-1, N4033G  (Read 3375 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n H-1, N4033G
« on: July 21, 2015, 09:16:08 PM »
7 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 H-1, built 03/83 as model H-800 (considered H-800 Prototype), original registry N4002M Kimmel Aviation Lycoming IO-720-A1B Hartzell 88'' prop HC-C3YR-1RF, F8475R (a new prop giving better torque was in development but the factory closed before it became available) all were advertised as a Model H-800SP (seaplane capable) with PK 4000 amphib floats, built with the standard Helio wing and attachments but with an improved stainless steel carry through spar (eliminating the wing AD) gross weight increased to 3800lb by using heavier wall tubing on diagonals in upper and lower bays, the upward opening utility door was replaced with a rear opening cargo door and offered with optional larger 5:00 tailwheel and gear boxes for optional trigear as standard equipment placed in experimental research and development category to show compliance with FARs 04/83, sent to Kimmel Aviation (F. Stewart Kimmel) MS placed in experimental category for development testing received standard airworthiness certificate 10/83, Also installed prototype H-7/800 wingtips designed by U of CO Aeronautics dept, sold '83, Helio Northwest inc OR installed baggage door, reconfigured as H-295 with GO-480 returned to Helio Aircraft ltd KS sold 01/84, Helio Northwest Inc (Tom Teufel dealer) OR sold 03/84, Maynard & Doris Falconer AK sold 05/88, dereg export C-FMQK Driftwood Contracting ltd BC sold '92, QP Investments ltd BC sold '98, Driftwood Investments BC sold '99, dereg export rereg as N4033G John & Joelyn Francis OR sold 12/03, Schmidt Aviation (Jan Barkley) Boring OR,  accident immediately after becoming airborne the pilot realized that he had failed to remove the exterior aileron wing locks. About 75 to 100 feet above ground level (AGL) the pilot reduced power and lowered the nose to maintain airspeed and a wings level attitude. About 75 feet AGL the left wing started to drop slowly and eventually impacted the ground at an approximate 30 to 35o left bank. A post crash examination of site revealed the left and right aileron wing gust locks were located on the ground approximately 10 to 15 feet outboard of their respective wingtips @ Fossil OR 1/04, considered dbr dereg 02/07 as scrapped, wreck sold and some parts salvaged for use on c/n 015 while being repaired as a homebuilt experimental

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

note experimental placard in A/C window and Helio Factory sign in background






« Last Edit: May 27, 2021, 08:37:36 AM by Doug Johnson »
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Doug Johnson

Re: c/n H-1, N4033G
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2015, 04:41:25 AM »
added AOPA article in pics
« Last Edit: September 19, 2016, 02:05:53 PM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n H-1, N4033G
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2021, 07:45:14 AM »
I found a b/w photo with the experimental placard still in the window. I will post it and open it as 3 it just because it's something to do and it's  the opposite side of the similar photo.

Still hoping to find a picture OF H1 as C-FMQK or N4033G
« Last Edit: May 27, 2021, 07:54:24 AM by Doug Johnson »
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