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Ric Gillespie

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Research needed: Patrick Donovan contact info
« on: October 28, 2021, 01:46:47 PM »

Patrick Donovan had the NR16020 relic (photo below) that originally belonged to David Kenyon (since deceased). In 2015, Donovan had the piece for sale for $25,000.

Jeff Glickman would like access to the piece for nondestructive testing as part of his investigation of 2-2-V-1 so we'd like to find out if Donovan still has it.  I apparently once had Donovan's contact information but I can't find it.

Donavan was featured in a 2017 Air & Space Magazine article about Lockheed 12 Electra Juniors.
https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/32_fm2017-those-seven-electras-180961672/

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Kurt Kummer

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Re: Research needed: Patrick Donovan contact info
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2021, 08:11:28 PM »

I'm not sure how much personal information we should be sharing on this forum, but try looking in Bellingham, WA.
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Ric Gillespie

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Re: Research needed: Patrick Donovan contact info
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2021, 10:22:55 AM »

Karen Hoy found a phone number.  The number works.  No answer. Generic voicemail.  I left a message. We'll see what happens.
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Re: Research needed: Patrick Donovan contact info
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2021, 09:01:44 AM »

Donovan now lives in Europe.  He sold the Electra piece a few years ago but doesn't remember the name of the buyer.
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Karen Hoy

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Re: Research needed: Patrick Donovan contact info
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2021, 12:52:28 PM »

This article says the Museum of Flight in Seattle has the only known piece of Earhart's Electra. Is it the same piece owned by Patrick Donovan?

https://www.museumofflight.org/News/1900/museum-announces-major-aircraft-acquisition

LTM (who really loves Google),

Karen Hoy 2610CR
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Ric Gillespie

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Re: Research needed: Patrick Donovan contact info
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2021, 02:52:44 PM »

This article says the Museum of Flight in Seattle has the only known piece of Earhart's Electra. Is it the same piece owned by Patrick Donovan?

Nope, different piece.  Museum of Flight has the scrap of nacelle picked up as a souvenir during the clean-up at Luke Field.
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