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Derswede

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It is amazing what shows up on occasion. just finished going thru a box of papers that I had from my father's estate. Quite a bit of Monocoupe plans, rib drawings, etc. I have not had the time to inventory everything, but did find out that we owned most of the Clipwings at one time, as well as historical bills of sale on several others (NX546W for example). As I get the chance, will try to scan everything if it something that may help a restoration. If you're looking for anything Monocoupe specific, PM me and will look for it.

Found an original Staggerwing service manual to boot! A gift to my father from Gordon Pendergraft of Beechcraft. Some neat advertisements as well. Want to know what your Swift cost new? Checkout the attached. Added photos of N301W, which was owned by Johnny Livingston, Jack Wright, Carolyn Warren (Ruth), and Jim Hiem. Photos taken at Aqua Dulce Airport. Amazing what you find on the back of old photos.

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FritzW

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Hi Andrew,

Do you have anything that shows where the serial number/data plate is on a Monocoupe fuselage? Also if any of your paperworks points toward El Paso, TX. it would be interesting to hear about it (that's where the trail goes cold on my mystery fuselage).

Fritz
 
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