1937 Lockheed 12A "Electra Jr."

 

 

Year

1937

Make

Lockheed

Model

Lockheed 12A

Reg #

CF-LKD

Serial #

1222

TTAF

17058

Located In

Redondo Beach,CA


Platinum Fighter Sales
409 N. Pacific Coast Hwy #339
Redondo Beach CA 90277
 
Aircraft Summary
 

Airframe:
137 Hours since Complete Restoration (completed 2012)

Engines:
R-985 SB Wasp Jr.

Props:
SMOH: 137/137
 
 
Avionics
IFR Certified with STEC 30 Autopilot
Aspen PFD with Garmin 430-S (coupled) and GMX 200
 
Additional Equipment
Extensive Spares Package Including a Spare Set of Good Propeller Blades
1942 Clark B Heavy Tug
Large Wings Stands
Various Specialized Tools
2012 Oshkosh Grand Champion - Antique
 
Interior
Restored to Original Configuration with Desk, Couch, & Washroom with Pocket Door
 
Exterior
Polished Aluminum with Burgundy Stripes
 
Remarks
Restored to Original Configuration with Modern Avionics for Safety and Reliability

May 1937 - Manufactured - Burbank, California by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation

June 03, 1937 - Delivered to Varney Air Transport Varney becomes Continental Airlines with 1222 becoming one of its original aircraft

Oct 01, 1940 - Charles A. Babb - Aircraft Reseller

Nov 26, 1940 - Sold to Canadian DND - TOS as CF-BRQ, located #1 Training Command, Trenton, ON. RCAF 7837

Sept 16, 1941 - Accident - Category C7

March 24, 1942 - Loaned to Trans Canada Airlines for six months

May 1942 - Returned to #1 Training Command

June 23, 1942 - Stored in Reserve

August 1, 1942 - #6 Repair Depot

Sept 25, 1944 - #1 TC "for use by the visiting flight at Central Air School"

Jan 03, 1945 - Noted with 1993:15 Hr Total Time Aircraft prepared for disposal at location, Trenton

March 03, 1945 - Struck off to War Assets Corp, then to Babb for disposal.

Dec 01, 1945 - Sold to The Texas Company (Texaco) for $45,000, ownership transferred Dec. 27, flies as Texaco #50

April 28, 1948 - Sold to Noble Drilling

Sold to C.W. Darden III

Jan 2007 - Sold to P. Ramm - Restoration 2007-2012
 

Platinum Fighter Sales
409 N. Pacific Coast Hwy #339
Redondo Beach CA 90277
 
 
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