Aircraft Photo of CF-QDT | American AA-1 Yankee | #120806
Registration / Serial:CF-QDT
Aircraft Original Type:American AA-1 Yankee
Aircraft Generic Type:American AA-1 Yankee/Trainer/Tr2
Aircraft Version:American AA-1 Yankee
C/n (msn):0175
City / Airport:Hamilton - John C MunroMap
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYHM   IATA: YHM   Local: CYHM   Other: -
Photo Date:7 September 1979
Photo by:Gary Vincent
Photo ID: 120806
Photo Comment

The Yankee began in 1963 as the BD-1. Designed by Jim Bede as a simple and affordable airplane with removable wings, able to be towed home and parked in a garage. Redesigned to allow certification for production, the company ran into money trouble. Mr. Bede was ousted from the company which was re-named American Aviation and the aircraft emerged was the AA-1 Yankee Clipper. This 1969 built example came to Canada in 1975.

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