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Looking back Biplane at Felts Field in 1962


This build-it-yourself biplane was test flown in 1962 over Felts Field by its designer and builder, William B. Duncan. Duncan needed 50 hours in order to receive FAA approval to carry passengers or fly beyond the test area, but cold air limited the maiden flight to 20 minutes. Duncan spent two and a half years building the plane in his garage and reported that the most difficult task was finding parts. 
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This build-it-yourself biplane was test flown in 1962 over Felts Field by its designer and builder, William B. Duncan. Duncan needed 50 hours in order to receive FAA approval to carry passengers or fly beyond the test area, but cold air limited the maiden flight to 20 minutes. Duncan spent two and a half years building the plane in his garage and reported that the most difficult task was finding parts. (Photo archive/ / The Spokesman-Review)
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This build-it-yourself biplane was test flown in 1962 over Felts Field by its designer and builder, William B. Duncan. Duncan needed 50 hours in order to receive FAA approval to carry passengers or fly beyond the test area, but cold air limited the maiden flight to 20 minutes. Duncan spent two and a half years building the plane in his garage and reported that the most difficult task was finding parts.

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