Friday, May 22, 2009

Curtiss Robin Links

This post is an experiment. For a while now, I have been tracking the activities and whereabouts of all Curtiss Robin airplanes manufactured between 1927 and 1930. Several surviving Robins are still in flying condition and several are in museums around the world. I hope this blog post can serve to share what I have found so that others having a common interest in these stately old airplanes can learn more about them. I am planning to update this occasionally as I try to provide web-links and photographs to all of the Curtiss Robins I can find.
photo Bonnie Kratz

Credit goes out to Jim Haynes for initially creating this list.

N-Number
C/n Original Model Present Engine Name of owner(s)
7145
6 B OX5 Antique Preservation Assn. Museum
link 1, link 2
7946
7 B OX5 Don Jones
7750
24 B OX5 Ron Alexander
link1
7912
38 B OX5 Lee Andrews
76E
45 B OX5 George Jenkins
Link 1 Link 2
3115L
55 B None Fred Dexter
168E
76 B
David Baumbach
263E
116 B Tank (V502) Albert I. Stix,Sr.
Link 1 Link 2
291 E.
116 B OX5 Fred Dexter
292 E.
130 B J6-5 Gunther Kalberer
link 1, Link 2
315E
135 B None Tim Talen
8303
178 B Lyc Jerry C. Ross Link 1
8313
193 B OX5 Henry Haigh
8337
210 Robin C (Special) Challenger Bob & June Blanton
8337
210 Robin C (Special) Challenger Dave Blanton
8332
213 B OX5 Western AAA Museum
8333
215 B OX5 John Barbery
8352
232 B Papers James Haynes
3277G
237 B R670 David Mars
LV-FAV
248 B Jacobs Educ TAN Foundation R. Monsenhor Antonio Pepe
8397
270 B None Karl Bergey
9206
276 C-1 Challenger Sandy Specht
9215
288 C-1 Challenger Fred Dexter
9223
296 C-1 R680 John Cournoyer
9265
305 B J6-5 Doug Corrigan Jr.
9250
312 C-1 Challenger James Haynes
9265
329 B OX5 San Diego Aerospace Museum
link 1
9283
337 C-1 R670 Evergreen Aviation Museum
link 1, link 2, link 3
G-HFBM
352 C-1 Challenger David Flowshaw
Link 1
12H
382 J1
KIJOWSKI THEODORE
45H
393 B OX5 Al Holloway
50H
403 B Tank(V-502) EAA Aviation Foundation
link 1
CF-ALZ
405 C-1 Challenger Reynolds Aviation Museum Byron Reynolds link 1 Link 2, Link 3
64H
415 B OX5 Jim Bloomer
59H
428 C-1 Challenger Joe Erale link 1
82H
434 C-1 Challenger John Bowden
Link 1
74H
442 C-1 R670 John R. Seibold
76H
446 C-1 R670 Mrs Bob Piatt
3865B
469 C-1 Challenger Yanks Air Museum
G-BTYY
475 C-2 R670 Robin Windus
VH-JUV
477 Unkn J6-5 Geoff Davis link 1, Link 2
323J
480 C-2 R670 Fred Dexter
Link 1
397K
489 B )X5 Bob Hood
906
503 B Ukn Owner not identified
336K
506 C-1 Challenger Jon Safranek
924K
511 B OX5 Glen Curtiss Museum
link 1
944W
529 B OX5 Nick Pocock
374K
538 C-1 Challenger Yanks Air Museum
link 1, link 2
389K
550 C-1 Challenger Fred Patterson III
link 1 Link 2
395K
562 C-1 R670 Lane Tufts
917K
574 C-1 Challenger Port Townsend Aero Museum
link 1
622K
584 C-1 R670 Stan Gelvin
Link 1
979K
628 C-1 J6-7 Museum of Flight
link 1, link 2
987K
633 C-1 Challenger William Hickle
988K
635 C-1 R670 Bob Colby link 1
745M
648 J-1 Papers Ron Waldron
653M
656 C-1 OX5 Cradle of Aviation Museum Link 1
679R
679

Registration Pending
781M
682 C-1 J6-5 Richard W. Epton
511N
705 J-1 J6-5 Richard Pingrey
link 1
517N
711 J-1 J6-5 Dick Fischer
563N
712 4C-1A R670 Elizabeth Nichols
Link 1
526N
723 J-1 J6-5 Smithsonian Institution
link 1
532N
733 J-1 J6-5 Science Museum of Virginia Link 1 Link 2
534N
737 J-1 J6-5 Doug Wallbridge
Link 1
5049
G-1 Robin OX5 Dick Fischer


778M Museum of Flight Santa Monica, CA???
778M


Did you know there were so many Robins still around?


Other Robins no longer in existence as far as I know...
NC357E
N767M
NC339K
NC75H c/n 444


Random Curtiss Robin Links
Daviator
Airminded.net
Flickr

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