SUCCESS. We found records for Aircraft N-Number 55RN.
The N-Number 55RN is for an aircraft that is a Glider airplane that takes off from Land and has 1 engines. It was built in year 1973.
We found that 55RN identifies the airplane manufacturer as SPORTAVIA PUTZER and the model as RF5B SPERBER. Our N-NUMBER Decoder puts this 1973 SPORTAVIA PUTZER RF5B SPERBER aircraft into a weight classification of up to 12,499 pounds and lists it as having 2 seats.
The aircraft Transponder code is 51577226 and the serial number of the plane is 51026 for this N-Number.
When it comes to the engine of the SPORTAVIA PUTZER RF5B SPERBER, our Airplane Decoder finds that the engine manufacturer is VOLKSWAGEN and that this plane used the engine model called CONVERSION. The CONVERSION is a Reciprocating engine that produces 36 HORSE POWER (or 0 THRUST) giving this aircraft a top cruising speed of 60 MPH.
55RN air-craft belongs to a Co-Owned company or person named RICHARDS WILLIAM B and was certified by the FAA on 19740806 in GOLD HILL, OR. The airplane became airworthy on 19800115 (yyyymmdd).
Further information for such aeroplanes, seaplanes, and airliners can be found on 55RN at the FAA website: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?nNumberTxt=55RN
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