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The oldest aircraft flown in to Oshkosh 2023

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“It’s the oldest airplane on the airport that flew in.” Pilot Andrew King is justifiably proud of the claim he makes for the 1926 Waco 9 he stands beside in the Vintage area at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023. The biplane’s neatly-faired OX-5 engine clattered and chugged to get King and the Waco to AirVenture from Brodhead, Wisconsin, near the state’s southern border with Illinois, where the plane was restored. The Waco 9 is a classic link in American civil aviation, enjoying popularity in the… (generalaviationnews.com) More...

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bentwing60
bentwing60 13
what a beautiful resto. bird. Note the currently in fashion Scimitar prop ala Sensenich, McCauley, Hartzell et.al..

times change but the past seems to be the future.
AV8RJDL
JOHN LEWIS 7
WOW! Just WOW!
dcrose1942
Diana Rose 7
I've seen him fly at Rhinebeck Aerodrome, a scintillating, wonderful aviation place. There is a museum too!
bcarlson56649
Bob Carlson 6
Simply amazing that aviation was that far advanced 97 years ago!
coinflyer
coinflyer 6
Beautiful!

RWSlater
Ron Slater 4
Wow incredible! Congrats to everyone involved
CarlT120
A beautiful restoration of a fine old aircraft.
ed7778
Reminds me of a Pfalz D.III.
silvanocerboneschi
wanderfull machine still able to fly, congratulation to owner's pilot
sparkie624
sparkie624 4
Wow, that plane looks nice... and noticed 5 Tiedown Ropes!
bobair43
hobart sanzo 3
can't believe they actualy that advanced in 1926, beautifull.
Bandrunner
Bandrunner 1
"New fuselage, new wings and landing gear."
What bits from 1923 are still there?
Bandrunner
Bandrunner 1
sparkie624
sparkie624 1
Just look at any plane flying... Many times not much, and there is only 1 part that would affect it that cannot be reproduced or replaced... That is the Data Plate with the Serial Number... If the data plate is destroyed, the plane is totaled!

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