SCHWEIZER TSC-1A2 TEAL II # 30

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Fornebu Airport ENFB
October 1975
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Aircraft Data

Manufacturer: Schweizer Aircraft Corporation; Elmira, New York, USA.
Model: TSC-1A2 Teal II
Type Certificate No: A15EA
Serial Number: 30
Manufacturing Date: 1974-07-24
Engine:

Avco Lycoming O-320-A3B 150 hp @ 2700 RPM

Modifications: IFR
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(N2030T) 1974-07-24 Manufacturing date.  Reserved registration number at factory.
1974-09-10 Production flight test.  Test pilot Normann ............ (FAA AFA 216).
1974-09-13 Acceptance Flight by test pilot Carl A. Lancaster, Elmira, NY.
LN-BEY 1974-09-17 Registered temporary on Norwegian CAR  to Arnfinn Halland; Manger, Norway.
1975-06-16 Owner Arnfinn Halland starts ferry flight to Norway from Chemung County Airport, New York.  Route: Chemung - CYGK - CYRQ - CYBC - CYZV - CYKL - CYVP - CYFB - BGSF - BGKK - BIRK - BIHN - EKVG - ENBR.  Mr. Halland arrived at Bergen Airport (ENBR) on 1975-07-03, after a total flight time of 54:50.
1975-10-30 Officially registered on Norwegian CAR to Arnfinn Halland; Manger, Norway.
1976-07-21 Demonstration flights by Arnfinn Halland at Bromma Airport; Stockholm, Sweden.
1976-08-24 At TOT 373:05 aircraft crashed at Hallandsvatnet (Halland Lake), Radøy. Due to evening mist, pilot lost references during landing and the aircraft entered the water at a steep angle.  Aircraft flipped over on its back.  Pilot escaped with only an ancle broken.  Aircraft sank, but was later salvaged by insurance company for rebuild by Norrönafly AS, Rakkestad.  Major damages to the bow/nose area.
1977-03-10 Rebuild completed by Norrønafly AS, Rakkestad.  Minor changes to paint scheme.
1994-08-14 Last flight of aircraft at TOT 1160:50.
1994-08-20 Aircraft totally destroyed by arson fire to aircraft hangar at Halland Lake.
1995-06-20 Cancelled from Norwegian CAR.
  Sources: Arnfinn Halland
"Svensk Flyghistorisk Tidskrift"; No. 3/2013, page 52 & 53
Nils Holm

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