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1968 Custer Channel Wing Corporation

 

 

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Stock Code CCW01

  Certificate for 100 shares of Class B stock, par value $0.05 each, in this aircraft manufacturer.

Issued to Steiner Rouse & Co. on  29th July 1968, with the printed signatures of Earl P Zepp, Treasurer and Sam Stoner, President of the company. Vignette of the channel wing plane. Ornate green border, together with the seal of the company.

Certificate size is 30 cm wide x 20 cm high (12.5" x 9"). It will be mounted in a mahogany frame, with gold inlay, size 45 cm high x 35 cm wide.

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Custer Channel Wing History Timeline

Date   Event
1925   Wind storm inspiration
1928   First working channel wing model
1929   First patent:
1937   Custer quits job to go full-time; builds single-engine model which demonstrates vertical lift
1939/40   First corporation formed: National Aircraft Corporation
November 12, 1942   Custer demonstrates twin-engine model for potential stock holders; First flight of first full-size plane, CCW-1.
1943   First full-scale model demonstrated for Army Air Corps, Beltsville, Maryland
June 6, 1944   Test program authorized and begun by the government
1945, 1947   Wright Field tests
1947   2 more patents
July 3, 1948   First flight of CCW-2
May 1, 1948   Another patent
June, 1948   Air Trails Pictorial magazine article
1949   Another patent
1950   4 patents
December 7, 1951   CCW-2 demonstrates "helicopter-like flight"
1952   3 patents
July 13, 1953   CCW-5's first flight (Oxnard, California);
July 17, 1953   CCW-5 lifts off after 100-foot roll
August 27, 1954   CCW-5 hovers against an 11 mile-per-hour wind
1954   3 patents
1955   2 patents
1956   2 patents
1954-1957   Performs demonstrations for civil & military audiences
November 24, 1958   Aviation Week news item "Custer Channel Wing Production Planned"
September 28, 1959   Aviation Week magazine article reports 120 orders for CCW-5
1960   Custer starts production of CCW-5;
April 25, 1962   Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) wins injunction to force cessation of sale of Custer Channel Wing Corporation stock
July 4, 1964   Fourth CCW rolled out at Custer Channel Wing Day, Hagerstown, MD;
July 20, 1964   Aviation Week news item "Custer Channel Wing Certification Begins"
July 30, 1964   The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News (UK) article "Production Custer Channel Wing Makes Its Debut"
1964   Another patent
September, 1964   Second Popular Mechanics article reports 40 orders for CCW-5 at $75,000 each
April, 1965   Flying article "The Queer Birds: Custer Channel Wing"
November 12, 1965   Custer and Custer Channel Wing Corp convicted of contempt of court for selling stock
November 22, 1965   Custer appeals the conviction
1967   Another patent
1970   Custer sells the corporation for $26,000
1971   Another patent
1972   3 patents
Sept 29, 1973   W. R. Custer Channelled Aircraft incorporated
May 11, 1978   Morning Herald reports Custer suing the federal government over A-10 Thunderbolt II fighters manufactured by Fairchild
August, 1978   CCW-1 housed at National Air & Space Museum in Suitland, Maryland:
May 25, 1979(?)   Another Custer Channel Wing Corporation [Enid, OK] incorporated

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