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Looking for the name of a plane

2001-09-26 22:48:59+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

So the reminiscence brought on by finding Border Pilot has me trying to remember something: I'm looking for the name of a metal H-tailed single engine tricycle landing gear low-wing plane. It might have been the Europa or similar, built around the late '40s, I think one of its quirks was that it just had a castoring nose wheel. Ringing any bells?

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:32:50+00 by: jim hammer

probably the Ercoupe...postwar, two seat side-by-side, unusual in that it had linked ailerons and rudders and therefore no rudder pedals, though some were modified to have them later, as I recall.mrscienc@southwind.net (jim hammer)

#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:32:50+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yep! That's the one! Thanks. A Google search on "Ercoupe" has all sorts of pictures.