640V 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

03/14/31

0:00

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

Certificated “Experimental” so Factory can do testing of improvements in design.

10/06/31

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

New type absorbing landing gear and starter installed. (Removed from Experimental)

07/02/32

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

New type engine mount and standard landing gear installed. All necessary changes incorporated to convert plane to CW-1.

07/31/32

Flying Associates Inc.
Robertson, Missouri

09/20/34

Jack T. Defford
P.O. Box 175
North Platte, Nebraska

09/20/34

Jack T. Defford
P.O. Box 175
North Platte, Nebraska

11/10/34

Jack T. Defford
P.O. Box 175
North Platte, Nebraska

Accident

11/30/34

Jack T. Defford
Broken Bow, Nebraska

09/27/35

Jack T. Defford
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

10/14/35

Bill of sale received from Jack T. Defford to Earal Holt for airplane minus engine.

10/16/35

Letter from Earl Holt to Bureau of Air Commerce stating that he had purchased the aircraft after accident and had it rebuilt by Aircraft Mechanics Inc. in Colorado Springs Colorado. He has been unsuccessful in getting form AB 16 from Mr. Defford.

10/28/35

Earl Holt
2124 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Fuselage rebuilt, new motor mount, complete recover.

04/01/36

Earl Holt
808 Box Butte Avenue,
Alliance, Nebraska

Aircraft repossessed.

05/12/36

Leonard J. Lyon
15 Cheyenne Avenue
Alliance, Nebraska

10/08/36

Albert Hagedorn
Hay Springs, Nebraska

10/08/36

Albert Hagedorn
Hay Springs, Nebraska

09/28/37

Albert Hagedorn
Hay Springs, Nebraska

Certificate cancelled. Accident aircraft washed out. Death of Otto and Albert Hagedorn.