10956 History

Below is a condensed version of the FAA documents that are on the CD for the aircraft.  CD’s are available on line through the FAA website.

Date

Hours

Owner

Notes

05/21/31

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

Date of manufacture.

05/23/31

Delta Air Corporation
Selman Field
Monroe, Louisiana

08/19/31

Delta Air Corporation
Selman Field
Monroe, Louisiana

Operation Inspection Report:
1. Removed auxiliary shock.
2. No trouble at present, as (?) carries, 3 1/2 to 4 # in tires.
3. Latest brace from axle to longeron installed.

11/23/31

Delta Air Corporation
Selman Field
Monroe, Louisiana

Operation Inspection Report:
Struts installed in lieu of drift wires.

05/11/32

78:57

Delta Air Corporation
Selman Field
Monroe, Louisiana

11/09/32

76:28

Delta Air Corporation
Selman Field
Monroe, Louisiana

Replaced broken axle. Flotorp propeller, new, installed Longerons and damaged parts of fuselage repaired by replacement and welding. Recovered.

04/27/34

187:00

Delta Air Corporation
Selman Field
Monroe, Louisiana

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
712 East Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

08/08/35

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
712 East Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Letter from owner seeking permission to use aircraft for photographic purposes with a Fairchild F 8 camera. The writer also voiced a concern about the aircraft being over gross weight with the photographer and camera. There is a hand written response on the letter from the Bureau of Commerce that they have no objection to the camera as long as they run the modification through Manufacturing inspector. The answer to the question of the gross weight was “cut off” when copy was made and only partially present.

03/20/36

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Engine returned to factory and entirely rebuilt with the most up to date parts installed. Airplane was recovered in it entirety with new fabric. Minor repairs to wings.

04/22/36

206:18

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

06/14/37

202:50

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Motor bad.

01/10/38

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Western Union Telegram stating that the aircraft had been grounded.

09/14/38

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

License disapproved for renewal.

12/17/38

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Aircraft Inspection report states “rotten fabric.

03/16/39

J. G. Ewing and Sons
P. O. Box 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Letter to CAA recounting that the license had been pulled because of bad covering

07/13/39

303:18

J. G. Ewing and Sons
East Baton Rouge Airport
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Note on application states that the aircraft must be recovered.

09/26/39

J. G. Ewing and Sons
East Baton Rouge Airport
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

License cancelled as aircraft had not been inspected.