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Crawford C-1 Metalplane, NX5563, being inspected by its designer, Harvey Crawford. This small aircraft is constructed completely from duraluminum and has an empty weight of 1,000 lbs with a top speed of 148 mph. The cowling of the Gnome rotary engine is of a unique configuration. (Photo by Underwood & Underwood from the Dan Shumaker collection)


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