10978 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

06/01/31

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

Date of manufacture.  Engine serial number 1004.

06/05/31

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

06/07/31

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

Accident in Statesville, North Carolina.

07/13/31

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

Aircraft repaired with fuselage 1265.  From now on this aircraft serial number will be 1265.

07/22/31

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

Cancelled by CAA. There is a handwritten note on this form states: “Aircraft rebuilt and new fuselage #1265 used” Serial number of aircraft changed with replacement fuselage number.

11/09/31

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

According to letter to CAA, serial number is 1265 and not 1156.

04/28/32

133:55

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

06/02/33

187:20

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

07/06/34

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

License cancelled.

08/04/35

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

Airframe recovered and doped.  Motor reconditioned.

08/15/35

198:00

Dwight S. Cross
Huntersville, North Carolina

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