Registrations from the 70's

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Re: Registrations from the 70's

Unread post by ERNIE » Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:55 pm

AC6T wrote:
ERNIE wrote:
Ray W wrote:Bad spelling Ernie. What I meant was I wish I did have a photo of SSN.
Thanks Ray for your trouble. AC6T has come up with the answer, above.
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IIRC the retract ram failed and the right main gear did not lock.

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Whoops!!! Sorry, I retract and apologise for my statement regarding the possible finger trouble, but I also did say possible mechanical problem. Thanks AC6T for the answer. Regards
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Re: Registrations from the 70's

Unread post by MLyons » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:49 am

ERNIE wrote:Can anyone please advise whether ZS-FJB, a Cessna 206, is still up and running ?? First registered in about 1968. Thanks
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Last I remember she was used at D200 airfield for meatbombing.
There was a moerse hangar fire some years ago and I believe she was destroyed.

I can get the details from the ex-owner if you like?
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Re: Registrations from the 70's

Unread post by ERNIE » Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:33 pm

MLyons wrote:
ERNIE wrote:Can anyone please advise whether ZS-FJB, a Cessna 206, is still up and running ?? First registered in about 1968. Thanks
ERNIE
Last I remember she was used at D200 airfield for meatbombing.
There was a moerse hangar fire some years ago and I believe she was destroyed.

I can get the details from the ex-owner if you like?

Hi there MLyons

I haven't been back to this Forum for yonks, so, sorry for not seeing your post. Ja, if it's not too much trouble for you, I would like to hear of it's condition or whatever. As mentioned earlier, I flew her for about 4 years, before converting onto the Aero Commander. If she was destroyed, then that is the 3rd Aircraft that I was involved with in our " Company Airforce " that has come to an ignominious ending. Shame, she was a great aerie and never gave me a days problem or trouble and I never put a dent or scratch onto any of them. Regards and thanks for responding.

ERNIE
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It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you have just bombed. ...USAF Manual
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Re: Registrations from the 70's

Unread post by Insane » Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:09 pm

ddevos wrote:According to the registration database it is still registered, but no longer airworthy. It is a 1962 model.
Would the data base say who the last registered owner is/was of ZS-CTC?
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Re: Registrations from the 70's

Unread post by ERNIE » Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:51 pm

Insane wrote:
ddevos wrote:According to the registration database it is still registered, but no longer airworthy. It is a 1962 model.
Would the data base say who the last registered owner is/was of ZS-CTC?
Hi Insane

I believe that the previous owners name is known to Ed Mordt, who is with Executive Air at Charles Prince. I emailed him in December and he replied with the latest information on CTC, including if I remember correctly, the previous and the present owners names.

Unfortunately, I have deleted all mail prior to March this year and cannot remember the name of the Company. However, if you care to email him, I can let you have his email address, via PM. Please advise whether you are interested. Regards
ERNIE.
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Re: Registrations from the 70's

Unread post by Sin Bad » Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:53 am

Some of the early ones from my logbook... C-172's from the Cape Aero Club in 1977... JBG, JBO, IYI, JDK.... Anyone with any news on them?
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