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MOF Looking For ID On Mystery Plane  
User currently offlineDispatch From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2566 times:

The Seattle based Museum of Flight has a topic on it's website, requesting to identify a quite mysterious 2-seater on floats. I searched everything I have but I can't find anything on this.
Perhaps a member on this forum can help, or an "on-looker", just follow the link:

http://www.museumofflight.org/news/newsletter/mystery.html

Personally, I am very curious about this strange looking aircraft as well...

Peter

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User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2527 times:

I've just emailed the Museum to tell them it's a Paramount Sportster - the example in the photo crashed back in May '31.

Does my respect rating go up now? Big grin

[Edited 2003-08-25 22:13:58]

User currently offlineJean Leloup From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2116 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 2493 times:

Wow, only one ever built! (According to Aerofiles.com). And the plane only lasted two years.

Backfire, how on earth did you know that? Only one plane was built, and crashed over 70 years ago! And you recognized it? Your respect rating does indeed go up in my book.  Smile



Next flight.... who knows.
User currently offlineDispatch From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 2469 times:

Backfire,
I don't know about your RR but you are now certainly on MY respected users list.
Thanks.

Peter


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