CESSNA’S AIRMASTER

August 24, 2008 Carl Chance 0

Dwane Wallace’s Cessna C-34 was the right airplane at the right time, and offered good performance at an affordable price that made it successful in the Great Depression market. […]

LLOYD STEARMAN-AVIATOR, ENGINEER AND KANSAN

June 1, 2008 Carl Chance 0

At his death in 1975, Lloyd Carlton Stearman ranked as one of America’s most successful aviation personalities. His name was a household word, as well known to the man on the street as that of Boeing, Northrop, Piper, Cessna and Beech. […]

THE STRANGE SAGA OF A TRAVEL AIR MONOPLANE

March 9, 2002 Carl Chance 0

Deck: Built only as a proof-of-concept airplane, the first Type 6000 monoplane built by the Travel Air Company was licensed on Walter Beech’s honor, later orphaned by Curtiss-Wright and shunned by the Department of Commerce as an aircraft nobody could fly! […]