1929 American Eagle


Under Restoration

This 1929 American Eagle – yet another restoration project under way by museum volunteers – was built at Fairfax Field in Kansas City, Kan. This rare three-place, open-cockpit plane will be a fabulous addition to the museum’s collection.

Type:
Civil

Powerplant:
Curtiss OX-5 eight-cylinder V-8, water cooled, rated at 90 hp

Max speed:
99 m.p.h.

Ceiling:
10,000 ft.

Range:
385 miles

Weights:
Gross 2020 lbs.

Weapons:
None

Dimensions:
Span 30 ft. 0 in.
Length 24 ft. 1 in.
Height 8 ft. 4 in.