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Doug Robertson



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:51 pm    Post subject: Aircraft Quiz No. 112 Reply with quote

What very first American designed fixed wing aircraft (not a helicopter nor a balloon) can fly as low a speed as 35 MPH and takeoff after a run of only 50 feet?


1. Name the aircraft.

2. Name the aircraft designer.Rolling Eyes

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Timothy Aanerud



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll take an early guess.
1. Flyer II
2. Orville and Wilbur Wright

The brothers launched from a track in Huffman Prairie in Dayton, Ohio.

   
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, I am in a bit of a quandary here as I have no exact numbers of the Wright's first flight, not finding any measured exact speeds, etc., back in that time.
The test questions refer to a much later measured speed and distance using a novel wing structure shape and retractable landing gear in a novel "first". Please continue searching.

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Canonman



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:30 pm    Post subject: Quiz 112 Reply with quote

Evangel 4500

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Doug Robertson



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Quiz 112 Reply with quote

Canonman wrote:
Evangel 4500

Carl Mortenson


Carl, I am not familiar with the Evangel 4500. What was the first year of its flight? My source for this quiz states the Quiz aircraft slow performance configuration was first dated in 1953. The FAA has a first registration of a 1968 Evangel 4500, so apparently
that is a substantially later aircraft than the Quiz aircraft.

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