THURSTON TSC-1A2 TEAL # 19

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Ontario, Canada
10 June 2014
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Aircraft Data

Manufacturer: Thurston Aircraft Corporation; Sanford, Maine, USA.
Model: (1) TSC-1A Teal
(2) TSC-1A1 Teal
(3) TSC-1A2/EP Teal
Type Certificate No: A15EA
Serial Number: 19
Manufacturing Date: 1971-08-??
Engine:

(1) Avco Lycoming O-320-A3B 150 hp @ 2700 RPM.
(2) Lycoming O-320-B3B, 160 hp @ 2700 RPM.

Modifications: Conversion to Model TSC-1A2/EP configuration, with flapped wings.
Engine conversion O-320-B3B, 160 hp. 
Extended tailplane.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
N2019T    1971-08-?? Manufacturing date.  Reserved registration number at factory.
1971-08-27 Aircraft Bill of Sale
Purchaser: Harvey C. Holz / Beatrice A. Holz; 1020 West Crescent Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068.
Seller: Thurston Aircraft Corporation; David B. Thurston, President.
Conveyance # M077342 recorded by FAA 1971-10-20.
1971-08-30 Statement of Conformity, FAA Form # 317:
Thurston Aircraft Corporation; Model TSC-1A; N2019T.
Signed: Francis M. Goodness; Chief Inspector.
1971-08-30 Application for Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form # 8130-6, issued:
  1. Registration Mark: N2019T
  2. Aircraft Builder's Name: Thurston Aircraft
  3. Aircraft Model Designation: TSC-1A (FAA Coding: 8960404)
  4. Year MFG: 1971
  5. Aircraft Serial No: 19
  6. Engine Builder's Name: Lycoming
  7. Engine Model Designation: O-320-A3B (FAA Coding: 41508)
  8. Number of Engines: 1
  9. Propeller Builder's Name: Hartzell
  10. Propeller Model Designation: HC-C2YL-1B

Owner: Thurston Aircraft Corporation; Box 450, Sanford, Maine 04073
Date: 1971-08-30
Signed: Francis M. Goodness, Chief Inspector (FAA Designee DMIR 1253)
District office: SWI-EMDO 1-0-41

1971-08-30 Standard Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form # 8100-2, issued.
Category: Normal.
FAA Representative: Francis M. Goodness; FAA Designee DMIR 1253
1971-08-?? First flight from Sanford Airport, Sanford, Maine.
1971-09-27 Application for Aircraft Registration, FAA AC Form # 8050-1, signed:
Applicants: Harvey C. Holz / Beatrice A. Holz; 1020 West Crescent Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068.
1971-09-30 Letter from Thurston Aircraft Corporation; Sanford, Maine to FAA;

We have recently gained approval for type certificate for Model No. TSC-1A1 aircraft, and since then have altered three aircraft from a Model TSC-1A to a TSC-1A1.  These aircraft have previously been registered and issued airworthiness certificates as Model TSC-1A.

These aircraft are: Ser. No. 6, Reg. N2006T, registered to Mr. Nick Olchowski, 1325 Magnolia Drive, Munster, Indiana 46321; Ser. No. 14, Reg. N11AD, registered to Mr. James A. D. Geier, Aero Marine Inc., 4700 Airport Road, Lunken Airport, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; and Ser. No. 19, Reg. 2019T, registered to Mr. Harvey Holz, 1020 West Crescent Ave., Park Ridge, Illinois.

Would you please note and record that these aircraft have been altered to Model TSC-1A1 from TSC-1A.

Signed by Francis M. Goodness; DMIR 1253.

1971-10-20 Application for Aircraft Registration approved.
C of R issued to:
Harvey C. Holz / Beatrice A. Holz; 1020 West Crescent Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068.
1971-10-26 Change of Aircraft Serial Number/Model, FAA AC Form # 8050-80:

To: Francis M. Goodness; Thurston Aircraft Corporation.

We received your notice of change in the model and/or the serial number of your aircraft.  We are unable to change these records on the notice of the owner, since they are determined from information received from the manufacturer or from an approved application for airworthiness certificate.

Our records indicate the following:
[ ] Make and model TSC-1A
[ ] Serial number 6, 15 and 19

You should apply to an FAA Inspector for an airworthiness certificate showing the change.  When we receive the approved FAA Form 8130-6, Application for Airworthiness Certificate, we can change our records and issue you a revised certificate of registration.

Lester G. Robinson; Chief, Aircraft Registration Branch, AC-250.

1974-06-08 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form # 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser: Andris Vagners; 7201 Foothill Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504.
Seller: Harvey C. Holz / Beatrice A. Holz.
Conveyance # D76798 recorded by FAA 1974-06-21.
1974-06-08 Aircraft Registration Application, FAA AC Form # 8050-1 issued:
Applicant: Andris Vagners; 7201 Foothill Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504.
1974-06-21 Application for Aircraft Registration approved.
C of R issued to:
Andris Vagners; 7201 Foothill Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504.
1975-06-20 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form # 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser:
Al-Air Investment Corporation; 5900 Lynkerry Circle, Anchorage, Alaska 99594.
Seller:
Anneliese H. Vagners; Administratrix of the Estate of Andris Vagners, deceased.
Conveyance # N96550 recorded by FAA 1975-07-07.
1975-06-20 Security Agreement between Al-Air Invest Corp. DBA Bonipark Laundry & Cleaners; 5477 E Northern Lights Boulevard, Anchorage, Alaska 99504 and The First National Bank of Anchorage for the amount of $11,525.00.
Conveyance # N97144 recorded by FAA 1975-07-23.
1975-06-20 Application for Aircraft Registration, FAA AC Form # 8050-1, signed:
Applicant: Al-Air Invest Corp. DBA Bonipark Laundry & Cleaners; 5477 E Northern Lights Boulevard, Anchorage, Alaska 99504.
Signed: David J. Berg, President.
1975-07-07 Application for Aircraft Registration approved.
C of R issued to:
Al-Air Invest Corp. DBA Bonipark Laundry & Cleaners; 5477 E Northern Lights Boulevard, Anchorage, Alaska 99504.
1976-09-09 Release of Conveyance, FAA AC Form # 8050-41, issued:
Conveyance # N97144 released.
Conveyance # M145001 recorded by FAA 1976-09-23.
1976-09-09 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form # 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser:
Charles A. Davis and Charles R. Gundlach; PO Box 649, Wrangell, Alaska 99929.
Seller:
David J. Berg; President Al-Air Investment Corp. DBA Boni-Park Laundry & Cleaners.
Conveyance # M145002 recorded by FAA 1976-09-23.
1976-09-09 Aircraft Registration Application, FAA AC Form # 8050-1, issued:
Applicant:
Charles A. Davis and Charles R. Gundlach; PO Box 649, Wrangell, Alaska 99929.
1976-10-10 C of R issued to:
Charles A. Davis and Charles R. Gundlach; PO Box 649, Wrangell, Alaska 99929.
1977-11-11 Order of Revocation issued by FAA to:
Charles A. Davis; PO Box 649, Wrangell, Alaska 99929.

As certificate holder, you failed to sign and submit to the FAA Aircraft Registry an "Aircraft Registration Eligibility, Identification and Activity Report" (being Part 1; AC Form 8050-73) for the above described aircraft.  The form was due APRIL 1, 1977.
Reinstate: 1979-01-16.
1978-12-21 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form # 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser: Donald L. Crosson; Drawer A, Seldovia, Alaska 99663.
Seller: Charles A. Davis / Charkes R. Gundlach.
Conveyance # A87497 recorded by FAA 1979-01-10.
1978-12-21 Aircraft Registration Application, FAA AC Form # 8050-1, issued:
Name of applicant: Donald L. Crosson; Drawer A, Seldovia, Alaska 99663.
1979-01-10 C of R issued to:
Donald L. Crosson; Drawer A, Seldovia, Alaska 99663.
1980-09-01 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form # 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser:
Richard S. Callis and Jean A. Hatfield; PO Box 2214, Homer, Alaska 99603.
Seller: Donald L. Crosson.
Conveyance # E63956 recorded by FAA 1980-10-31.
1980-09-12 Aircraft Registration Application, FAA AC Form # 8050-1:
Signed by Richard S. Callis / Jean A. Hatfield (co-owners).
1980-10-31 C of R issued to:
(1): Richard S. Callis; PO Box 2214, Homer, Alaska 99603.
(2): Jean A. Hatfield; PO Box 2214, Homer, Alaska 99603.
(1994) Was to be rebuilt by International Aeromarine, Inc., (Thomas H. Martindale) and all sheet metal work was completed before IAI folded. Stored together with s/n 3, s/n 34 and s/n 36 in a hangar outside St. Thomas, Ontario.
1996-11-20 Aircraft Registration Eligibility, Identification and Activity Report, FAA Form AC # 8050-73-2, issued:
Signed by Richard S. Callis / Jean A. Hatfield on 1996-11-28.
2002-??-?? Rebuilding project for Richard S. Callis, at Lake Central Air Services, Muskoka Airport (CYQA), Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada.  Originally a Model TSC-1A1, the aircraft will be rebuilt with a new 160 hp Lycoming O-320-B3B engine and Model TSC-1A2 flapped wings.  The aircraft will be available for purchase.
2002-12-?? Transported from storage in St. Thomas to Muskoka for restoration and conversion at Lake Central Air Services.
2003-??-?? Rebuild started at LCAS.
2008-03-14 Thurston Aeromarine Corporation Engineering Order No. T1-610 issued by David B. Thurston, effective on aircraft s/n: "19 only at this time".  Model: TSC-1A2/EP.
  1. Drawing 1-000, Rev. H applies to Teal S/N 19, Model TSC-1A3/EP of short span (31'-11", 157 sq. ft.) flapped wings; Lycoming O-320-B3B, 160 HP engine per dwg.; 1-3500 sht. 4 of 4, Rev. A; and equipped with an electric tach system per dwgs. 1-4011 & 1-4012, or equivalent system, eliminating the long tach cable originally installed.
  2. This S/N 19 Model TSC-1A3/EP Teal amphibian is structurally approved for 2300# G.W. land operation, subject to flight test demonstration confirmation, and 2200# G.W. off water as now configured.

Reason: To structurally support TSC-1A2/EP configuration.

David B. Thurston
DERT-810069-NE

2008-05-30 Request for replacement airworthiness certificate, signed by Richard S. Callis.
I authorize Elton Townsend of Lake Central Air Services to act on my behalf in this matter.

FAA Note:
2008-07-02: Replacement A/W Cert issued by Staniland Wochner DART821148EA.
Randall E. Steele AEA-FSDO-23

2008-06-10 Application for U.S. Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form # 8130-6.
Engine: Lycoming O-320-B3B
Propeller: Hartzell HC-C2YL-1BF
Total airframe hours: 604
Certification requested: Experimental, Research and Development.
Owner: Richard S. Callis; PO Box 2214, Homer, Alaska 99603.
FAA representative/designee: Staniland Wochner, DART831148EA.
2008-06-10 Special Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form # 8130-7, issued.
Category: Experimental
Purpose: Research and Development
Model: TSC-1A
Expiry: 2008-09-30
Signature of FAA representative: Staniland Wochner, DART831148EA.
2008-06-10 Letter from Lake Central Air Services; Muskoka Airport, Ontario, to Stan Wochner, Airworthiness Inspector, FAA-FSDO 23:

Dear Mr. Wochner,

I am requesting from your office, the issuance of a flight permit for Research and Development of Thurston Teal TSC-1A2/EP, S/N 19, Registration N2019T.

The modifications consisted of Short Span Flapped Wings, Lycoming O-320-B3B 160 HP Engine, Long Span Horizontal Tail and Electronic Tach as per Thurston Aeromarine Corporation Engineering Order T1-610, 3/14/08 attached.

The Test Flight will be conducted within 50 nautical miles of CYQA, Muskoka Airport near Bracebridge Ontario Canada.

The requested period of validity would be from June 10, 2008 until September 30, 2008.

Barry Davis CD
Lake Central Air Services

2008-06-10 Letter by FAA; Wochner Aviation LLC; 155 Salt Road, Webster, New York 14580,
to Richard Callis, listing the conditions for the Special Airworthiness Certificate.
...
(4) All flights of this aircraft must be conducted within 50 NM of CYQA, Muskoka Airport, Ontario, Canada.
...
Signed by Staniland Wochner, DART831148EA.
2008-06-16 Letter from Transport Canada; Markham, Ontario, Canada, to Lake Central Air Services (Attn: Richard Callis); Muskoka Airport, Ontario:

Pursuant to section 507.05 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, this letter constitutes Canadian Validation of your FAA Flight Authority, date of issuance, June 10, 2008.  This letter constitutes a Flight Permit (Specific Purpose) for the dispatch and flight of Thurston Aircraft, Model TSC-1A, S/N 19, registration N2019T, valid for the purpose of flight test following modification.  This authority is subject to the following conditions:

  1. Flight authority issued by the FAA, dated June 10, 2008, shall be valid and shall be carried on board the aircraft together with this validation.
  2. The aircraft shall be formally or provisionally registered in the United States.
  3. Aircraft to be operated in accordance with FAA flight authorization, dated June 10, 2009 and this flight validation; and,
  4. Valid until completion of test flights.

John K. Norris
for Minister of Transport

2008-06-24 First flight after remanufacture at Lake Central Air Services.  Test pilots were Arnfinn Halland and Jim Watson of Scale Modelbuilders Inc.
2012-10-31 Aircraft Re-registration Application, FAA AC Form # 8050-1A issued:
Owner 1: Richard S. Callis.
Owner 2: Jean A. Hatfield.
Address: PO Box 2214, Homer, Alaska 99603.
2013-07-18 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form # 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser: Richard S. Callis; PO Box 2214, Homer, Alaska 99603, USA.
Seller: (1): Jean A. Hatfield (co-owner) / (2): Richard S. Callis (co-owner) .
2013-07-19 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form # 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser:
(1): Peter E. Ward; Quispamsis, New Brunswick, Canada.
(2): Malcolm R. Blair; Hampton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Seller: Richard S. Callis.
2013-07-19 Request for Aircraft De-registration (letter) signed by Richard S. Callis.  
The new owners are:
Peter E. Ward of Quispamsis, New Brunswick
Malcolm R. Blair of Hampton, New Brunswick
2013-10-28 Cancelled from US Civil Aircraft Register.
C-FYSJ   2013-11-05 C of R issued to:
(1): Peter Ward; 28 Cornelius Drive, Quispamsis, New Brunswick E2G 1C1.
(2): Malcolm Blair; 288 Norton Shore Road, Hampton, New Brunswick E5N 6K1.
Base of operations: Ontario, New Brunswick.
2016-08-13 Accident St. John River, New Brunswick, Canada.
On take off from St. John River, near Woodman's Point, the amphibian started to porpoise and flipped over.  Both occupants escaped without injuries.  The accident is under investigation.
  Sources: FAA Aircraft Registry.
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Arnfinn Halland.
Jim Watson.
Peter E. Ward.
RCMP.

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