This airplane landed at Tucson Thursday, February 6, 1930 flown
by J.M. Johnson. He carried his wife as his single
passenger. They were eastbound from Los
Angeles, CA to El
Paso, TX. Inferring from the NASM record, the flight logged
in the Register is probably while the airplane was still
owned by the factory, as it did not sell the first time until
eight months later.
NC9632 is a Buhl Airsedan, Model CA-6 (S/N 47; ATC# 128)
manufactured by the Buhl Aircraft Company, Marysville, MI
in October, 1929. It came from the factory with a Wright R-975-A
engine (S/N 10432 of 300 HP. It was a six-place airplane,
weighing 4,200 pounds.
It was sold in October 1930 to Brooks Construction & Transportation
Co., Ltd., Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. At the time of sale
(October 3, 1930), it was overhauled at the Buhl factory, minor repairs
were effected, and Wright R-975 engine S/N 10199 was installed.
The NC license was cancelled on October 14, 1930, and the
airplane was exported to Canada under export certificate
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