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N627 (Photo: Rick Bertrand)

N627
Photo: courtesy Rick L. Bertrand

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: SIAI-Marchetti; Sesto Calende (Lago Maggiore), Italy.
Model: FN-333 Riviera
Type Certificate No: A-91 (RAI 1958-12-09)
7A5 (FAA 1958-12-15 )
Serial Number: 002
Manufacturing Date: 1962-??-??
Engine: Continental IO-470-P six-cylinder, 250 hp at 2600 RPM.
Remarks: Mode S codes: 52030075 / A8303D
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(I-????) 1962-??-?? Manufacturing date.
1962-??-?? First flight.
1962-08-04 CdN/E.6510/E issued with registration N73900 for export to USA.
1962-??-?? Cancelled from RAI.
1963-01-26 Declaration issued that FN-333 s/n 002 was never on Italian Register.
N72900 1962-07-13 Arrived USA aboard ship S/S "James Lykes" at Newark, New Jersey.  Loaded in the port of Genoa, Italy together with c/n 003?
1962-07-26 Bill of Sale issued; Siai Marchetti to Lane-Siai Company.
1962-08-15 C of A issued.
1962-12-19 Registration request for FN-333 s/n 002.
1962-12-27 Registration Application by Lane-Siai Company as N73900.
1963-03-05 Request from Lane-Siai Company for cancelling N73900 for N627.
1963-08-29 Bill of Sale issued (twice); second time as N627, Lane-Siai Comp. to Serv Air Inc.
N627 1963-08-29 Registration Application by Serv Air Inc., as N627 (George H. Paquette).
1963-09-11 C of R issued to:
Serv Air Inc.; Bay 13, Detroit City Airport, Detroit, Michigan; vice president George H. Paquette.
[Photo: Flying 963/40; Mav e Dintorni /39]
1964-01-03 Bill of Sale issued; Serv Air Inc. to Lo-Cost Leasing Inc.
[Inspection Due 11-1963]
1964-09-23 Bill of Sale issued; Lo-Cost Leasing Inc. to Dixon.
1964-09-23 Registration Application by David P. Dixon.
1964-10-06 C of R issued to:
David P. Dixon; 29218 Longview, Warren, Michigan.
1965-08-06 Bill of Sale issued; Dixon to Fabian.
(1965-08-06) Registration Application by Robert A. Fabian. (Unreadable date).
1965-08-26 C of R issued to:
Robert A. Fabian; Route #2 Box 59, Peotone, Illinois.
1966-10-14 Bill of Sale issued; Fabian to Rusyniak.
(1966-10-14) Registration Application by Walter G. Rusyniak. (Unreadable date).
1966-11-02 C of R issued to:
Walter Rusyniak; 9 Edgewood Drive, Baldwinsville, New York.
1967-04-01 Sold, Rusyniak to Anklin.
1967-04-01 Registration Application by Jane M. Anklin.
1967-05-24 C of R issued to:
Jane M. Anklin; 161 Cresline Drive, Syracuse, New York.
1970-02-?? Bill of Sale issued; Anklin to Enterprise Flying Park Inc.
1970-03-21 Enterprise Flying Park Inc.; Box 434, Brewerton, New York.
1970-04-17 Bill of Sale issued; Enterprise to Air Exchange.
1970-05-25 C of R issued to:
Air Exchange Inc.; 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
197?-05-05 Bill of Sale issued; Air Exchange to Gertsen.
197?-03-13 Registration Application by Harold O. Gertsen.
197?-05-05 Registration Application by Harold O. Gertsen.
197?-05-25 C of R issued to:
Harold O. Gertsen; 253 Long Meadow Road, Kinnelon, New Jersey.
1975-09-04 Bill of Sale issued, Gertsen to Phelps.
1975-09-23 C of R issued to:
John W. Phelps; Route # 10 Box 95E, Pasadena, Maryland.
1975-09-07 Bill of Sale issued; Phelps to Duncan.
1975-09-07 Registration Application by Linn W. Duncan.
1975-09-23 C of R issued to:
Linn W. Duncan, 306 East Street, Pittsford, New York.
1976-03-26 Bill of Sale issued.
1976-03-26 Registration Application by Duncan + McCloskey.
1976-04-05 C of R issued to:
Linn W. Duncan DBA. Linn Duncan Studio
/ Peter R. McCloskey; 18 South Main Street, Pittsford, New York.
1977-07-13 Bill of Sale issued; Duncan & McCloskey to Faville.
1977-07-13 Registration Application by William A. Faville.
1977-08-02 C of R issued to:
William A. Faville; 40 Croydon Lane, Oak Brook, Illinois.
1978-04-21 Bill of Sale issued; Faville to Bertrand.
1978-05-20 Registration Application by Robert S. Bertrand.
1978-06-09 C of R issued to:
Robert S. Bertrand; PO Box 759, Port Orford, Oregon.
Robert S. Bertrand; 700 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California  92262.
1989-06-06 Observed Lancaster Airport (General William J. Fox) [WJF/KWJF], California.
1993-??-?? Last flown.
2000-07-19 Last activity date.
2001-04-07 Observed Palm Springs.
2003-01-31 Bill of Sale issued; Estate of Robert S. Bertrand to Rick L. Bertrand.
2003-01-31 Registration Application by Rick L. Bertrand.
2003-03-12 C of R issued to:
Rick L. Bertrand; 68-895 Perez RD #4 , Cathedral City, California 92234.

He inherited the aircraft from his father, it has about 950 hrs TT,  plans to restore airworthiness.
2003-03-21 Registration Application by Bertrand.
2003-05-20 Corrected; Rick L. Bertrand.
2003-05-20 LAD.
2006-05-16 LAD.
2009-05-19 LAD.
2009-09-04 First flight after restoration, by Rick Bertrand. According to his report he flew from Palm Springs to Thermal-Cochran Airport in the morning with no problems. The return flight was also smooth.
2010-07-26
2010-07-28
Observed at EAA "AirVenture 2010", Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
2010-10-22
2010-10-23
Observed at "2010 Copperstate Fly-In"; Casa Grande Municipal Airport, Arizona.
2011-10-22 Observed at "2011 Copperstate Fly-In"; Casa Grande Municipal Airport, Arizona.
2012-07-24 Observed at EAA "AirVenture 2012", Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
2014-10-18 Rick L. Bertrand (61) dies at his mother's home in La Quinta, California.
Funeral 2014-11-08, Palm Springs, California.
2014-12-?? For sale by the estate of Rick L. Bertrand.
2016-10-31 Expiration date.
  Sources: FAA Aircraft Registry.
Hendrik van der Veen.
Rick L. Bertrand.
Jim Elliot.


N627

N627

N627

Photo: Rick L. Bertrand

Photo: Rick L. Bertrand

Photo: Rick L. Bertrand

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