History of Ownership

5560 PV-1 Bu34670 (to RAF as FP579)

GR Mk.V (to SAAF as 6417): BOC 9.43: SOC TT 827 hr 9.12.60

Howard Aero Inc, San Antonio TX .59/61
(stripped airframe shipped ex S. Africa 12.59 commenced conv. to Howard Super Ventura at Howard 500 San Antonio TX 2.62, line #49, completed as (c/n 500-113) Howard 500 11.62)

N539N (1 Charles A. Steen/ Utex Exploration Co, Moab UT 15.12.61/62

N200G (2 Green Construction Co, Owensboro KY 8.11.62/66

N206G American Machinery & Foundry Co, Shreveport LA 4.1.66/72

N381RD Forrest M. Bird/ Bird Corp, Palm Springs CA & Sandpoint ID “Bluebird II” 30.6.72/78

N500LN Western Aviation Leasing, Wilmington DE 14.6.78/02 lsd. Duncan Baker/ Baker Petroleum Co, Coventry UK later Exeter UK 10.78/02
(del. to Coventry 6.10.78 ex USA, based Exeter UK 82/02, flies occasionally)

TP Universal Exports acquired this Howard 500 (PV-1 Pressurized Ventura), in October 2009, from Duncan Baker.