1936 FLEETWINGS SEA BIRD


425000 $425,000 USD

  • For Sale
  • 1936
  • FLEETWINGS SEA BIRD
  • N16793
  • 1
  • Anoka, MN USA

General Specs (cont.)

1300

Used

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

The Worlds Only Stainless Steel Aircraft.  It Weighs Substantially Less Than Aluminum. Only One If Its Kind Surviving.

Airframe

The Sea Bird was unusual because of its construction from spot-welded stainless steel. It was a high-wing, wire-braced monoplane, with its engine housed in a nacelle mounted above the wings on struts. The pilot and passengers sat in a fully-enclosed cabin.

Engines / Mods / Prop

Jacobs L-5 (285 hp)

Remarks

The Worlds only Stainless Steel aircraft.  It weighs substantially less than Aluminum.