Aircraft Photo of N9360 | Hegy RCHI El Chuparosa | AirHistory.net #470091
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N9360
Aircraft Original Type:Hegy RCHI El Chuparosa
Aircraft Generic Type:Hegy RCHI El Chuparosa
Aircraft Version:Hegy RCHI El Chuparosa
C/n (msn):1
Location
City / Airport:Oshkosh - Wittman RegionalMap
Region / Country:Wisconsin, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KOSH   IATA: OSH   Local: OSH   Other: -
Collection:EAA Airventure Museum
Event:EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016
 
Photo Date:26 July 2016
Photo by:Gary Vincent
Photo ID: 470091
Photo Comment

Hegy Propellers founder Ray Hegy manufactured wooden propellers for homebuilt and ultra light aircraft. In 1950 he began design and build of a single place high performance biplane. The Hegy R.C.H.I. "El Chuparosa" (Spanish for hummingbird) first flew in 1959. It was regular at the annual EAA Fly-in at Rockford, IL 1960 - 69 before the event moved to Oshkosh, WI. The unique aircraft was donated to the EAA on August 14, 1977.

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