643V (605EB) 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

03/12/31

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Curtiss Wright Airplane Co. Lambert Field        Robertson, Missouri

Date of Manufacture

01/14/31

 

Date

Registration

Registered Owner Hours Information
3/12/1931 643V Curtiss-Wright Airplane Co. Lambert Field RobertsonMissouri 0 date of manufacturer
3/14/1931 643V Everly Aircraft Corporation Salem Oregon    
5/5/1931 643V Douglas Heater Sublimity,  Oregon    
2/29/1932 643V Douglas Heater Sublimity, Oregon   Drift Struts Installed
9/19/1932 643V Douglas Heater Sublimity, Oregon 107 New type trunions have been ordered from factory and plane will not be again flown before they are installed.
3/20/1933 643V Douglas Heater Sublimity, Oregon   New temporary trunions at top of lift struts. OK
4/1/1934 643V Douglas Heater Sublimity, Oregon 110:15 Airworthiness cancelled due to aircraft being unairworthy
8/5/1934 643V Douglas Heater Sublimity, Oregon   Applied for airworthiness certificate
10/22/1934 643V Eugene G. Smith Aberdeen, Washington    
12/6/1934 643V Eugene G. Smith Aberdeen, Washington   Airworthiness cancelled
12/23/1934 643V Eugene G. Smith Aberdeen, Washington 162 Fuselage opened and cleaned. New cap strips. Refurbished wings and fuselage. New rings and grind valves. Installed new hoses, Also new wiring. By A. J. Butler #8148 Repaired wings and fuselage.
4/9/1935 643V William Fickeisen Lester J. Markey Aberdeen, Washington    
3/23/1936 643V Virgil J. Buroker Portland, Oregon 209 Repaired damaged fuselage
6/1/1937 643V Virgil J. Buroker Portland, Oregon 209 Repaired fuselage and wings
7/24/1937 643V Virgil J. Buroker Portland, Oregon   Airworthiness cancelled
8/30/1938 643V Virgil J. Buroker Portland, Oregon 230 Installation new factory nacelle fitting, new factory fuel and oil tanks.
10/26/1938 643V Virgil J. Buroker Portland, Oregon   Airworthiness issued
4/12/1939 643V Henry Troh Portland Oregon    
5/2/1939 643V Theodore Cecil Galbraith Jeanette McFarland Portland, Oregon 251:40  
10/17/1939 643V Theodore Cecil Galbraith Jeanette McFarland Portland, Oregon 318:15  
4/18/1941 643V Leland Irving DeWitt Portland, Oregon   Repaired wing to fuselage fittings. Thomas Krum, 16428
2/4/1940 643V S & M Flying Service Tracy Shute J. C. Moore Portland Airport Portland, Oregon 358:10  
4/28/1941 643V Leland Irving DeWitt Portland, Oregon   Wing repair.
5/15/1941 643V Leland Irving DeWitt Portland, Oregon   Top overhaul Thomas Krum, 16428
6/16/1941 643V Leland Irving DeWitt Portland, Oregon 539  
6/21/1941 643V Leland Irving DeWitt Portland, Oregon   1. Installed airspeed and compass. 2. Installed position lights and battery box.
03/22/48 643V Leland Irving DeWitt Portland, Oregon   Airworthiness cancelled “Questionnaire returned Undelivered.”
8/12/1971 605EB James H Cole Palen Rhinebeck, New York    
5/13/1987 605EB James H Cole Palen Rhinebeck, New York   Recovered airplane with Ceconite
10/14/1988 605EB James H Cole Palen Rhinebeck, New York   Repaired right wing.
11/4/1994 605EB Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum Rhinebeck, New York    
         
         
         
         
         
         

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