11803 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

06/09/31

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

06/09/31

Butte Aircraft Corporation
General Delivery
Butte Montana

12/23/31

W.C. Orton
Orton Music House
Butte, Montana

There is a notation on inspection report that skis are installed.

01/03/32

There is a notation on inspection report that skis are installed.

There is a notation on inspection report that skis are installed. Broken axle, broken ski, prop, bent strut, bent longeron, damaged wing, broken tie rod. 

01/21/32

W.C. Orton
Orton Music House
Butte, Montana

Inspection report after action 01/03/1932 – replaced axle and drift struts OK

02/02/32

W.C. Orton
Orton Music House
Butte, Montana

Letter from Chief Engineer CAA to Inspector Monton requesting an inspection of a ski installation.

02/02/32

W.C. Orton
Orton Music House
Butte, Montana

Letter to Butte Aircraft stating that the data submitted for approval of skis are unacceptable. The letter includes the information on data that must be supplied with the drawings to approve data. While approval is pending, there is an authorization for operations to temporarily continue using skis to give time to develop data.

02/18/32

W.C. Orton
Orton Music House
Butte, Montana

Operation Inspection Report reporting data from landing tests with skis. Weight and balance revised showing skis. Continued airworthiness approval granted until March 15, 1932

03/22/32

W.C. Orton
Orton Music House
Butte, Montana

W.C. Orton
Orton Music House
Butte, Montana

09/25/69

Per Department of Commerce form. “Reinstated”

09/25/69

Harry G. Hansen
Rt 1, Box 1797
Smithfield, Texas 76080

10/23/70

70:00

Harry G. Hansen
Lee Campbell
Rt 1, Box 1797
Smithfield, Texas 76080

Application for airworthiness. Aircraft shows that Continental is a C-85 and a Ray Hegy propeller. Experimental Exhibition certificate with operating limitations issued.

05/09/87

Harry G. Hansen
Evant Star Route
Hamilton, Texas 76531