1929 Curtiss Robin C-1
||1929 Curtiss Robin C-1
Blue and White
Fuselage; Stits 1991
Wings; Stits 1974
Will complete a fresh annual with the new owner's A&P/IA for the purpose of training!
This aircraft was build and first registered in June 1929. It was originally operated by the Curtiss Flying Service and appears to have been up on floats. In late 1929, the aircraft was sold, then reposessed in September 1930, and resumed operation with the Curtiss Flying Service. In January 1932, it was sold again and moved to California and then to Portland, Oregon. During the time this owner had the airplane, it was operated by Wallace Flying Service in Wallace, Idaho. It was sold twice in 1945, then transfered to the Kalispell, Montana VFW Post. It was sold again in 1947 and ownership did not change again until 1974 when the current owner and his father obtained the aircraft and restored it after years of being abandoned. The estimated airframe time was developed as a result of the air operated flight time meter reading. There are no logbooks prior to the restoration.
I have inspected this aircraft and records myself. The above histroy was built based on copies of CAA documentation concerning ownership tranfers and re-registration documents. This is an old, very original airplane and a great find for the collector or museum wishing to own a civil aircraft of a bygone era. This is an asset in the owners retirement program. He is not in a position to donate it.
All specifications and representations are believed to be accurate to the best knowledge of the seller; however, it is the buyer’s responsibility to verify all information prior to purchasing this Curtiss Robin C-1.
Continental W-670 220 HP; Overhaul 1991
Propeller Curtiss 33570
When the aircraft was restored, the original 165 Hp Curtiss Challenger engine could not be salvaged. The 220 Hp Continental engine was installed at that time.
|Avionics / Radios
||Original avionics..that would be none!
ELT installed 1974
Original Type Wicker Seats
Original Type Pilot Seat belt
The wicker seats were re-woven when the aircraft was restored.
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