What plane was that?

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    jedi

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    I am wanting more information on a plane I have seen photos of and read about. There are two versions, a high wing parasol and a biplane. The parasol was the more popular home built version. I would guess it was wood and fabric and about 1930s vintage probably two seat tandem.

    Any info.

    REF: Early Kit fox had a biplane version. Above references an older design.
     
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    I've seen pictures of biplane versions of the Pietenpol, though I get the impression they're not as old.
     
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    The Acey Ducy has both versions. There was even a biplane one at Oshkosh this year. Only a few bipes were made. I would build a Hatz if wanting a biplane like that. The Baking Duce also may have a biplane. I think it ended up with a radial on it.
     
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    One of the Ragwing designs can be built as either a RW16 parasol or RW9 biplane.

    Plans are still available with instant download. Both designs on the same set of plans.
     
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    I thought it may have been a Pietenpol but could not find a reference to it.
     
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    The biplane Piet was the Pietenpol Aerial by St. Croix built by Chad Willy
     
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    Unless they changed the tail, I''ve seen pics of at least two different ones. There are several more or less Pietenpol bipes pictured at West Coast Piet.
     
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    Where's Ron? The Fly Baby can be built as the common low wing monoplane or as a biplane. It looks like a 1930's design. Apparently plans are not available for the Pietenpol Aerial. There is a pirep somewhere online that indicates it is really a dog.
     
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