10965 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

05/26/31

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

Date of manufacture.

05/27/31

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

04/13/32

196:55

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

11/30/32

306:00

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

06/24/33

436:00

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

11/13/33

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

Pan American Airways of Texas, Approved Repair Station 53, “repairs made to wing ribs.”

11/22/33

465

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

07/20/34

636:00

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

06/26/35

1225

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

08/18/36

1450

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

08/25/37

Les Mauldin
Box 1197
Brownsville, Texas

Letter from Department of Commerce concerning unfavorable spin characteristics.

10/31/38

Sam D. Baker
Los Fresnos, Texas

12/10/45

G.C. Acord
720 W. 10th Street
Dallas, Texas

02/07/46

G.C. Acord
720 W. 10th Street
Dallas, Texas

R.E. Hubert A&E 367003, Recovered complete aircraft, installing new metal leading edge on wings and ailerons, new cables, safety bolts, and floorboards. Stingers, bolts. New false spars in wings, new gussets on all ribs, new nose ribs on left wing.

New rings, valves and seats refaced. New wiring and paint. New plugs

03/04/46

E.J. Meese Jr.
624 W 7th Street
Dallas, Texas

03/23/46

Tomas D. Speight
Rt. 1, Box 639AA
Dallas, Texas

05/06/46

Robert M. Lee
RT 1
Charlestown, Indiana

05/29/48

L.M Angevine
R.C. Christopher
Municipal Airport
Grenada, Mississippi

12/01/48

Extensive work on left wing. Recovered using Grad A fabric. Fabricated carb heater from Taylorcraft muff.

09/30/49

Clem A. Honkamp
3836 Iona Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio

08/17/50

H.G. Thrasher
1406 Richmond Place
Charlotte, North Carolina

03/21/52

H.G. Thrasher
Southern Airways
Bainbridge, Georgia

Application for Airworthiness Certificate states, “Certificated for the purpose of Exhibition Flights.” Application shows that a Lycoming 0-145-B2 is installed.

03/11/54

H.G. Thrasher
706 Collier Street
Bainbridge, Georgia

Letter of request to FAA from Grady Thrasher requesting “.. Ferry and exhibitions flights only, the exhibition flights for graduation exercises for Air Force Cadets on Air Force bases are outstanding and commercial air show exhibitions will be made additional as contracts are made.”

03/10/55

H.G. Thrasher
706 Collier Street
Bainbridge, Georgia

Same letter a 03/11/54.

07/23/75

Administratively cancelled by FAA.