SCHWEIZER TSC-1A1 TEAL # 21

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 SE-XNA
(s/n 21-699)
Piteå [ESNP], Sweden
16 July 2004
Photo: © Bo Häggqvist
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Aircraft Data

Manufacturer: Schweizer Aircraft Corporation; Elmira, New York, USA.
Model: (1) TSC-1A1 Teal (FAA Code: 8050911)
(2) EAA TSC-1A1 Teal (according to Swedish X-class)
Type Certificate No: A15EA
Serial Number: 21 (Swedish EAA s/n 21-699)
Manufacturing Date: 1972-08-04
Engine:

Current:
Lycoming HIO-360-B1A
180 hp @ 2700 RPM
Propeller: Sensenich 76EM855-0-58 (fixed)

Original:
Avco Lycoming O-320-A3B (FAA Code: 41508)
150 hp @ 2700 RPM
Propeller: Hartzell HC-C2YL-1B/7663A-4 (constant speed)

Remarks: Experimental.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
N2021T 1972-08-04 Manufacturing date.
1972-09-08 First flight by Carl Lancaster at Elmira, New York.
1972-09-11 FAA flight test.  FAA C of A issued. 
1972-09-15 Flight checked (acc. to Statement of Conformity).
1972-09-19 Statement if Conformity, FAA Form 317, issued:
Complied with Section 21.33(a).
Produced under type certificate only (FAR 21 Subpart 4).
Signed: Milton A. Courtright; Quality Control Supervisor
Schweizer Aircraft Corporation.
1972-09-19 Aircraft Registration Application, FAA AC Form 8050-1, signed:
Applicant:
Schweizer Aircraft Corporation; PO Box 147, Elmira, New York 14902, USA.
Signed Paul A. Schweizer; Vice President.
Conveyance # S40174 recorded 1972-10-12.
1972-09-19 Application For Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form 8130-6.
Signed by Paul A. Schweizer; Vice President.
TCDS # A15EA Revision 4.
Total airframe hours: N/A.
Approved by John M. Walko; FAA Inspector, AEA-EMDO 1-0-44.
1972-09-19 Standard Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form 8100-2 issued.
Approved by John M. Walko; FAA Inspector, AEA-EMDO 1-0-44.
1972-10-12 C of R, FAA AC Form 8050-3, issued to:
Schweizer Aircraft Corporation; PO Box 147, Elmira, New York 14902, USA.
1972-02-22 Letter from Schweizer Aircraft Corporation to FAA; Engineering & Manufacturing District Office, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

SUBJECT: Request for Special Airworthiness Certificate (Experimental) 
for Schweizer, TSC-1A1 Amphibian Airplane, Serial No. 21,
Reg. No. N-2021T

REFERENCE: TIA No. A3251EA-D

Gentlemen:

In compliance with FAR 21.193, we submit the following information:

  1. The aircraft to be in experimental use to show compliance with FAR, in connection with the stabilizer incidence change from -3° to -5°.
  2. The aircraft has been flown a sufficient number of hours to show that it is controllable throughout its normal range of speeds and performance of maneuvers to be executed.
  3. The aircraft has no hazardous operating characteristics or design features.
  4. Estimated number of flights for the 3-month period applied for is 15, involving approximately 10 hours.
  5. The aircraft will be flown over sparsely populated area having light air traffic, in compliance with FAR 91.93.
  6. Drawings if this aircraft have been previously submitted.

Very truly yours,
SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
Paul A. Schweizer
Vice President

1973-02-22 Application For Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form 8130-6.
For Special Airworthiness Certificate: "Experimental".
To show compliance with FAR.
Signed by Paul A. Schweizer; Vice President.
TCDS # N/A
Total airframe hours: 32.97.
Approved by John M. Walko; FAA Inspector, AEA-EMDO 1-0-44.
1973-02-22 Special Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form 8130-7, issued.
Classification: Experimental
Purpose: Show compliance with FAR
Approved by John M. Walko; FAA Inspector, AEA-EMDO 1-0-44.
Expiry: 1973-05-21.
1973-02-28 Standard Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form 8100-2, issued.
Approved by Milton A. Courtright; Designee DMIR No. 1120.
1973-03-01 Inspected by FAA for export to England.  Export Certificate of Airworthiness # E113811 issued.  Aircraft TOT 36.74 hrs.
1973-03-13 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form 8050-2, issued:
Purchaser:
Marinair (Transport) Ltd.; Biggin Hill Aerodrome, Westerham, Kent, England.
Seller: 
Schweizer Aircraft Corporation; Paul A. Schweizer, Vice President.
Conveyance # H61410 recorded 1973-04-05.
1973-03-13 Letter from Schweizer Aircraft Corporation to FAA Aircraft Registry:

SUBJECT: Foreign Sale of Schweizer, TSC-1A1, Serial No. 21, 
Reg. No. N-2021T

Gentlemen;

In compliance with FAR 21.335(e) we submit the following information:

  1. The aircraft has been sold this date and the title has passed to Marinair (Transport) Ltd., Westerham, Kent, England.  Copy of the Bill of Sale is enclosed accordingly.
  2. Certificate of Airworthiness (FAA Form 8100-2) date February 28, 1973 is herewith returned.

In compliance with FAR 45.33, it is hereby certified that United States identification and registration numbers, N-2021T, have been removed from the aircraft.

In compliance with FAR's 47.41 and 47.47 the Certificate of Registration (FAA Form 8050-3), dated October 12, 1972, is herewith returned for cancellation with the reverse side properly executed as required.

Under provsions of FAR 47.47(b), it is required that notice be forwarded, by cable, to the Civil Aviation Authority in the United Kingdom, that the United States Registration of the aircraft has been cancelled.  Copy of notice to be forwarded to Schweizer Aircraft Corp.  Charges for the cable notification will be paid by Schweizer Aircraft Corp. upon receipt of invoice.

Very truly yours,
SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT CORP.
Paul A. Schweizer
Vice President

1973-04-05 Telex from Spencer Aviation Ltd. requesting FAA AC OKC (Aircraft Registry) to confirm to UK CAA that Schweizer Teal Amphibians, Serial Nos. 21 ad 23, have been cleared from your register.  Confirmation required urgently in order that both aircraft can be place on British Register.
1973-04-05 Aircraft Accident Notice, FAA AC Form 8050-17:
Cancellation of Aircraft Registration Number.
Cancelled from FAA Registry as "Exported to England".  
1973-04-05 Cancelled from US CAR.
1973-04-09 Telex from FAA to CIVILAIR-LONDON confirming deregistration of N2021T, Schweizer TSC-1A1, from the United States Civil Aircraft Register effective 8 AM CST 5 APRIL 1973.
G-BAUL 1973-04-10 UK C of R No: R.13425/1 issued.  Registered on UK CAR to Marinair Transport Ltd.; Biggin Hill Airport, Westerham, Kent, England.
1973-07-25 UK C of R No: R.13425/2 issued. New owner; Spencer Aviation Ltd.; London,  England.  Operated from Biggin Hill Aerodrome, Westerham, Kent.
1976-07-24 Last flight by English owner.  TOT 101:55.
1976-08-19 Ferry flight from EGHH to Notodden, Norway, by Arnfinn Halland and new owner, Bjørn Østrem.  TOT 113:25.
1976-09-03 Cancelled from UK CAR on sale to Norway.
LN-BNO 1976-09-03 Temporarily registered on Norwegian CAR to Bjørn Østrem; Saupstad, Norway.
C of R / C of A No: 1560 issued.
1976-09-21 Officially registered on Norwegian CAR to Bjørn Østrem; Saupstad, Norway.
1976-10-21 Crashed in Trondheimsfjorden after porpoising during water landing.  The porpoising was probably induced by waves from local ferry boat.  The instructor and the owner were both injured in feet, but survived.  The aircraft sank, but was later salvaged by Norrønafly AS.  Major damage to nose area.  The wreck was purchased by Norrønafly and stored at Rakkestad for several years.
1977-02-07 Cancelled from Norwegian CAR.
  1988-12-22 Rebuilding permit issued to Staffan Ekström; Lidingö, Sweden.  Aircraft rebuilt as an 'experimental'.  Ekström was technical chief of EAA Chapter # 222, Sweden.  New nose rebuilt to owner's own design.
SE-XNA 1991-09-16 Swedish 'experimental category' registration marks reserved to Staffan Ekström; Lidingö, Sweden.
1994-11-10 Officially registered on Swedish CAR to Staffan Ekström; Lidingö, Sweden.
2011-07-12 Bengt Bergsten; Previa-Inlandshälsan, Dalasjö 77, SE-912 90  Vilhelmina, Sweden.

Tel: +46 (0)940-371 51
Mobil: +47 (0)70-211 22 61
E-mail: bengt.bergsten@icloud.com

Based at Vilhelmina Airport ESNV.

  Sources: Ron Roberts
Barry Friend
Arnfinn Halland
Bengt Bergsten
EAA Chapter # 222
FAA Civil Aircraft Registry File

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