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Thread: [IAC] Identification of airshow airplane.

Message: Re: [IAC] Identification of airshow airplane.

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From: "Leonard Rulason" <rulason at>

Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 20:25:58 UTC


  Curtis Falcon

It was in Henry Haigh's hanger in Michigan. We took it apart to ship to
Kermit. It was some time in the early 80's. I do not know any more about it
though. I think I have some photos of it some where.


-----Original Message-----
From: DSowder at <DSowder at>
To: iac at <iac at>
Date: Monday, September 11, 2000 9:48 PM
Subject: [IAC] Identification of airshow airplane.

>Here's a question for someone with a good memory:
>I was at Kermit Weeks' Fantasy of Flight museum in Florida last May. On the
>"back lot tour", where I got to see all sorts of neat stuff in storage and
>awaiting restoration, the one airplane that stood out (to me, anyway) was a
>bright red, low wing metal monoplane with "Bill Barber" written on it and
>"Budweiser" in large white letters on the side. It has a radial engine, but
>couldn't easily get to the front to see just what radial. The guide told us
>what the airplane is, but of course, I forgot the name within an hour or
>Looks a bit like a scaled-down AT-6. Two seats (tandem), similar canopy,
>etc.; the wings were off so I didn't see those.
>Anybody know what this airplane is? Are there any more of them?
>Doug Sowder


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