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bigger biplanes ?

fairchild

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I'm new to this forum! I have been trying to figure out a good biplane to
build from plans. I like the Hatz very much but I wouldn't mind something a little bigger. The Stearman is a beautifull classic but there
are getting to be very few un-restored ones to be found- and none at
reasonable prices. AND the Stearman is pretty heavy for it's size. A little
bit of a lead sled !
I would like to have something with a non-aerobatic wing (flat bottom)
to retain a low stall.
I don't want to go as old as ww1 replicas due to poorer flight qualities.
I like the krider-reisner type biplanes, the travel air, fleet, byrd , waco,
basicly rag/tube late 20's early 30's style.
Are there plans for a full scale waco (like the nu-waco) ????????
Fred Clark built a nice looking travel air replica and is supposed to be working on a hugeCAD project for it but I don't know how far along that is.
Is there anything else out there ?????


tim

 

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