Aircraft Photo of NX7566 | Vulcan V-1 American Moth | #649536
Registration / Serial:NX7566
Other Marks:83
Aircraft Original Type:Vulcan V-1 American Moth
Aircraft Generic Type:Vulcan V-1 American Moth
Aircraft Version:Vulcan V-1 American Moth
C/n (msn):3
City / Airport:Los Angeles - InternationalMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KLAX   IATA: LAX   Local: LAX   Other: -
Event:National Air Races 1928
Photo Date:September 1928
Photo Photo Archive
Photo ID: 649536
Photo Comment

Light parasol monoplane designed by Harvey and Wilson Doyle and built by Vulcan company of Portsmouth, Ohio, which made golf clubs. Name American Moth chosen to capitalise on popularity of DH Moth. Photo taken at National Air Races and shows Robert Dake (pilot, left) and Ted Taney (navigator) who were the crew for the American Moth during the 1928 transcontinental race. After eight examples, assets and rights taken over by Davis Aircraft, which produced the modified Davis V-3 and D-1, of which some 60 were built. The Doyle brothers left Vulcan to build the Doyle O-2 Oriole. Photo from: San Diego Air & Space Museum

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