Important Information

FAA registrations now expire on a regular basis

In case you are not familiar with this, the registration for your airplane expires after a certain length of time. You may be thinking that registration is not important if your aircraft is on display at a museum, or is just setting in storage awaiting rebuild. Remember though, if you don’t renew that registration, your assigned “N” number can be put back on the “Available” list and it can be issued to another airplane. Not only can it issued to another airplane, the airplane file kept in Oklahoma City might go to archive and these archived files are often had to get. So even if you don’t have immediate plans to fly, make sure you keep the registration current. It is important that you keep the registration up to date. If you are having a problem keeping current on registration or have registration questions, drop me a line at

Information on aircraft located in Netherlands PH-AGZ serial 1105

I received an email from Jan Evert Leeuw from Enschede, the Netherlands.  He shared with me a website that had a photograph of this aircraft and another with some hsitory.  Select “Aircraft” above and scroll down to  N10923 (Registration PH-AGZ in the Netherlands.)

This is just one example where friends all over the world are helping in our search for the history of the Curtiss Wright Junior CW-1.  “Jan, thanks for the help.”