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Thread: [IAC] Identification of airshow airplane.
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From: "Leonard Rulason" <rulason at az.rmci.net>
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. Len -----Original Message----- From: DSowder at aol.com <DSowder at aol.com> To: iac at gatekeeper.handmadesw.com <iac at gatekeeper.handmadesw.com> 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 I >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 so. >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? >Thanks, >Doug Sowder >