Aviation Auction

2200 Airport Road, Owensboro, Kentucky

Auction Info

October 21

Auction Features

In order to assist in settling the Dr. Robert C. “Bob” Dalzell, Jr. Estate, Kurtz Auction & Realty Co. has been authorized to sell the following items to the highest bidder with no minimum bid.            


1957 Piper Apache, Geronimo Conversion

N103RS-S/N 23-1165

Airframe T.T. 6400 hours

L/E: Lycoming, O/H-5/99; TSMOH-560 hrs.

R/E: Lycoming, new install 4/81; TSN-2510 hrs.

Lycoming Engine 0-360 A1D 180 HP

L/P O.H. 12/2005 TSO-231 hrs.

R/P O.H. 12/2005 TSO-226 hrs.

Avionics: Collins Slimline radio package, IFR

Full Geronimo Conversion by Seguin

Featured in Vintage Airplane Magazine 3/2003

2000 Aerodyne Searey Amphibious


Aircraft S/N 1DK135

Rotax engine 914 with turbo; S/N 44017588; TTSN 1,060, 115 hp

C hull fiberglass body

Three blade Warp Drive prop

2006  Sonex Waiex Y-Tail

N612BW        AFTT 225 hrs.

Aero-Vee engine 80HP; Version 2.1; S/N 0599, TTSN 15 hrs.;

Exceptional avionics

Custom paint with ghost flames

Smoke Package

Featured in Sport Aviation Magazine 10/2006

1946 Aeronca 7BCM L-16A

N7732B- S/N 47-1168 

AFTT 3,638 hrs.

Continental Motors engine C85-8-FJ series; 85HP; S/N 30205-7-8

TSMOH 312 hrs.

Documented military history

000 Aerodyne Searey Amphibious


Aircraft S/N 1DK135

Rotax engine 914 with turbo; S/N 44017588; TTSN 1,060, 115 hp

C hull fiberglass body

Three blade Warp Drive prop

1974 Corben Baby Ace Model “D”

N60CA-S/N Aircraft-100VA

AFTT 627 hrs.

Continental A65-8 S/N 5222468 

TTSMOH 627 hrs. 

Prop: Sensenich wood prop WCK7242 

Recovered w/Certified Ceconite

Avionics:  Garmin 510

2009 Aerodyne Searey Amphibous

Project plane has brand new factory hull, turtle deck, updated reinforced fiberglass C hull- Progressive  Aerodyne.  Late model structure reinforcements.

Will need new avionics.

Aviation Parts

Rotax engine: 912S, 100HP; S/N 5847422

Three blade carbon fiber Warp Drive prop

Gas powered tow motor

All logbooks will be transferred to purchaser and all  planes will have  annual inspection.

All planes will be in annual at time of  auction.

 Friday, Sept. 30th, 2016 at Owensboro Regional Airport during the Owensboro Air Show, 4-7:30 p.m. and Sat. Oct. 15th, 10 a.m.-noon.

Online bidding available October 3.  Planes and select artwork will be offered online and simulcast day of auction.

Cash, check (with bank letter of credit addressed to Kurtz Auction & Realty) or credit card authorization for $5000.00 hold with wire transfer within 24 hours.  Photo ID required to bid.  Online bidding terms are posted at kurtzauction.com.  All online and absentee purchases will be charged a 6% buyers premium.  No buyers premium for on site purchases.

Contact Amy Whistle, CAI or Joe Mills, Auctioneers for more information.



Original Oil on Canvas

Featuring Ford TriMotor 

by William S. PhillipsSee photos for more information on artwork

First Boots on the Ground 

by William S. Phillips

Giclée canvas, limited edition, artist proof

Counter signed by:  Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall (Ret.), 

Medal of Honor Recipient

Lt. Gen. Hal Moore (Ret.)

Commander Master Sgt. Basil Plumley (Ret.)

Al Bosse

Bob Ouellette

Gripping illustration of events taking place on Nov. 14th, 1965 in Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam.  The battle of Ia Drang went down in history as one of the most intense in the Vietnam War and later documented in the best selling book, We Were Soldiers Once….and Young.

In the Presence of My Enemy 

(Main Edition) lithograph 

by John D. Shaw


Signed by:  Bob Boecking, 379th BG, B-17 Co-pilot

Elmer McGinty, 379th BG, 524th SQN, B-17 Tail Gunner

Robert Egnew, 379th BG, 527 SQN, B-17 Ball Turret Gunner

Incident Off Ni’hau 

Original Oil on Canvas 


by Jack Fellows

Chasing Daylight 

by William S. Phillips

Artist proof 3/25

The Final Mission, 

Limited Edition print 

for the Hunley Commission

Signed and dated by Mort Kunstler 190/950

Low Pass for the Home Folks 

by William S. Phillips



2200 Airport Road, Owensboro Kentucky


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Amy Whistle

CAI, Auctioneer/Realtor
Office: 270-926-8553
Mobile: 270-316-7425
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