651V 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

03/20/31

00:00

Curtiss Wright Airplane Company

Date of manufacture.  Paperwork signed by Walter Beech.

04/11/31

Norton Flying Service
Brown Building
Norton, Kansas

04/12/31

R.D. Wesley
Norton Flying Service
Brown Building
Norton, Kansas

04/16/32

27:00

06/21/33

John Fessler
Salina, Kansas

Fatal Accident

08/19/33

John Fessler
Salina, Kansas

Letter from Bud Fessler: After aircraft destroyed in wind storm. Engine and fuel tank removed and rest of aircraft junked.

There is an additional information in the N Number file that appears that this N number was used for a Curtiss Wright/Woodhurst CW-1 Junior serial number 1033

There is an additional information in the N Number file that appears that this N number was used for a Curtiss Wright/Woodhurst CW-1 Junior serial number 1033