Log Book Recreation

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Log Book Recreation

Post by powers » Sat Oct 25, 2008 22:28

My project didn't come with log books. They were destroyed in Hurricane Katrina. I'm wondering how I should go about calculating the aircraft total time. The CD I got from the FAA shows that the total time in 1956 was about 1600 hours. The engine serial number that it had then is not whats on there now. The enginge I have now has 497 hrs on it. Should I just say total time unknown? Or try to calculate a time based on the information that I have? Does anyone know if the FAA has published an opinion on this matter?

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Post by Captgrumps » Sat Oct 25, 2008 23:02

Use anything you have to estimate the time.
Start a new set of logs books--enter that original logs lost to to hurricane Katrina--estimated time from available records, etc. and get them notorized. Have the notary use the their seal on them in addition to the stamp and signature. That should do it.

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Post by joea » Sun Oct 26, 2008 00:49

First off, order the CD from the FAA in OKC and get all of the information you can from that. It will have all the 337's and STC that have been applied as well as other good information. Cost is under $10.

From there as Doug mentioned you can go about recreating the history on the airplane.

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Re: Log Book Recreation

Post by Nathan K. Hammond » Sun Oct 26, 2008 00:54

powers wrote:The CD I got from the FAA shows that the total time in 1956 was about 1600 hours.
:wink:

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Re: Log Book Recreation

Post by joea » Sun Oct 26, 2008 09:22

Nathan K. Hammond wrote:
powers wrote:The CD I got from the FAA shows that the total time in 1956 was about 1600 hours.
:wink:

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