Curtiss-Wright 12W flies again after 67 years

Similar to the 12W, aCurtiss-Wright Travel Air CW-12Q (G-AAOK) at the Great Vintage Flying Weekend rally at Cotswold Airport, Kemble, Gloucestershire, England in 2009. (Photo Adrian Pingstone)

Similar to the 12W, a Curtiss-Wright Travel Air CW-12Q (G-AAOK) at the Great Vintage Flying Weekend rally at Cotswold Airport, Kemble, Gloucestershire, England in 2009. (Photo Adrian Pingstone)

Test pilot Jimmy Rollison recently made the first flight of Brian Meuser’s 1931 Curtiss-Wright Travel Air 12W. It took eight years to complete the restoration of the aircraft, which had not flown since 1949.

Photos and more details can be found on Antique Airfield.

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