Buhl-Verville CA-3 Airster

Buhl-Verville CA-3 Airster

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Buhl CA-3 Airster (also known as the J4 Airster, after its engine), was a utility aircraft built in the United States in 1926, notable as the first aircraft to receive a type certificate in the US, issued by the Aeronautics Branch of the Department of Commerce on March 29, 1927. It was a conventional single-bay biplane with equal-span unstaggered wings and accommodation for the pilot and passengers in tandem open cockpits. Marketed for a variety of roles including crop-dusting, aerial photography, and freight carriage, only a handful were built, some with water-cooled engines as the CW-3, and others with air-cooled engines as the CA-3 . One CA-3 placed second in the 1926 Ford National Reliability Air Tour.The Buhl Airsedan was a civil utility aircraft manufactured in the United States in the late 1920s and early 30s. Later models featured gradually increased seating and larger engines, but all were conventional sesquiplanes with fully enclosed cockpits and passenger cabins.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Serv
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136246120
  • 9786136246123