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Spartan NP-1

The bottom three photos were furnished by Jeff Wright

Built in quantity for the United States Navy, the Spartan NP-1 was a biplane primary trainer. The Fuselage was welded chrome moly steel tubing, fabric covered; Wings, Clark Y airfoil section, laminated spruce spars, spruce truss type ribs, aluminum alloy leading edge, fabric covered; Power Plant, Lycoming R-680-B4C, 225 h.p.

Former President George Bush trained in this type aircraft.
 

If you have a gif or jpg of one of these aircraft I would love to have a copy for the web site.


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