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BJC

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Does anyone recall the airplane, described below, featured in Air Progress back in the late 1950’s early 1960’s?

Single seat, high rectangular wing with end plates, 65 Continental, monocoque aluminum fuselage, about shoulder high, below the wing, with plexiglass windshield and something akin to a C152 “Omnivision” plexiglass aft of the wing. It had conventional landing gear.

It was designed and built by an airline pilot.

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I remember that airplane, because of the rotatable wing.

The plane that I thinking about is / was smaller, single place, with a Continental 65.


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As long as we are here looking does anyone remember a certified fiberglass twin that was so old it wouldn’t climb on a single engine?
It used to be owned by a engineering company in Tucson I don’t think they ever built one though. I am under the impression that only 1-3 of them were ever built.
 

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If it were low wing and without the rear window, I would have guessed Stits Junior, but then again, I don’t recall which engine the Junior used either.

Wing position, window and engine... that makes 3 strikes, so I guess that means I’m out?
 
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Oops, I just reread your original post and you also said ‘monocoque’ so all of my suggestions were on the wrong track.
 

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I know this can't be it, but it is smaller, single seat, conventional gear and has wing end plates...

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Was it meant to be one of the small record holders or was it just a small sport plane?
 

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The BD-6 fits a couple of your descriptors, but I don’t think it had endplates and the engine, though around the same power, wasn’t a Continental or Lycoming.
 

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Does anyone recall the airplane, described below, featured in Air Progress back in the late 1950’s early 1960’s?

Single seat, high rectangular wing with end plates, 65 Continental, monocoque aluminum fuselage, about shoulder high, below the wing, with plexiglass windshield and something akin to a C152 “Omnivision” plexiglass aft of the wing. It had conventional landing gear.

It was designed and built by an airline pilot.

Thanks,


BJC
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