10966 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

Allentown Flying Club
Box 34
Allentown PA

06/05/31

Allentown Flying Club
Box 34
Allentown PA

Right wing washed out, gasoline and oil tank badly crushed, nose cowling dented in, left elevator damaged, engine plywood mounting plate bent, $400. Windstorm. Frederick H. Ellis A&E 3239.

05/31/33

387:55

Allentown Flying Club
Box 34
Allentown PA

06/26/34

540:00

Allentown Flying Club
Box 34
Allentown PA

12/24/34

Allentown Flying Club
840 South Poplar Street
Allentown PA

12/04/34

Russell Nace
9th and Park Avenue
Perkasie, PA

07/24/36

William David Jones
7022 Veronica Road
Stonehurst, PA

07/30/36

William David Jones
7022 Veronica Road
Stonehurst, PA

Repaired by George N. Stuebing A&E 2760 “Welded left landing gear fitting. Installed (pryaline??) windshield.New plywood between front and rear cockpit. Redoped fuselage.

08/31/36

550:00

William David Jones
7022 Veronica Road
Stonehurst, PA

08/25/37

Notification from Department of Commerce concerning “unfavorable spinning characteristics.”

09/13/37

585:20

William David Jones
7022 Veronica Road
Stonehurst, PA

11/13/37

Letter from Walz Corporation of Camben New Jersey stating that Robert Boswell, Transport pilot 17072, successfully completed spin testing.

09/20/38

599:25

William David Jones
7022 Veronica Road
Stonehurst, PA

10/31/45

William David Jones
7022 Veronica Road
Stonehurst, PA

Wings and fuselage covered.

12/28/45

Layfield Aircraft Corporation
Gilbertsville, PA

07/29/46

Paul R. Dole
644 West Holly Avenue
Pitman, New Jersey

10/30/47

Paul R. Dole
644 West Holly Avenue
Pitman New Jersey

Ailerons completely rebuilt, new ribs and recovered. Horizontal stabilizer recovered. By Pittman Air Service, Chester Smedley A&E 736356

07/17/48

Elwin F. Gracely
1220 South Broadway
Pittman, New Jersey

Bill of sale $200.00

12/31/71

Elwin F. Gracely
1220 South Broadway
Pittman, New Jersey

Owner stated in registration report to FAA that the aircraft was scrapped and that only parts remained.

11/15/73

Elwin F. Gracely
1220 South Broadway
Pittman, New Jersey

Registration cancelled

11/05/07

Jerrry Petro
1105 Lafayette Street
Williamsburg, VA

Registration applied for.

09/29/09

Jerrry Petro
1105 Lafayette Street
Williamsburg, VA

Registration changed back to N10966.