Aircraft Photo of N30M | Kreider-Reisner C-4C Challenger | North Penn Airways | AirHistory.net #55783
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N30M
Aircraft Original Type:Kreider-Reisner C-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Kreider-Reisner C-4
Aircraft Version:Kreider-Reisner C-4C Challenger
C/n (msn):384
Operator / Titles:North Penn Airways
Location
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles InternationalMap
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KIAD   IATA: IAD   Local: IAD   Other: -
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
 
Photo Date:8 April 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 55783
Photo Comment

The C-4C was part of a family of biplanes developed by the Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company to satisfy the need for a lighter and more efficient all-around aircraft to replace the ageing Jennies and Standards of the immediate post WWI era. This example on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center was manufactured in Aug. 1929, several months after Fairchild acquired Kreider-Reisner. However the data plate reflects the Kreider-Reisner C-4C Challenger designation, rather than the subsequent Fairchild KR-34 label.

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