Tag: Stinson O-49 Vigilant

Fantasy of Flight Stinson L-1 flies again

The Fantasy of Flight Stinson L-1 Vigilant flew again on July 18 after a lengthy restoration process. The plane flew for 25 minutes and only minor adjustments were found to be necessary. More information and pictures can be found on Warbird News.

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Fantasy of Flight Museum Stinson O-49 restored

The Miami-based Fantasy of Flight Museum recently completed the restoration of its Stinson O-49 Vigilant, damaged in 1992 by hurricane Andrew. Only four other aircraft of this type are preserved nowadays, and only one is flying. The Stinson O-49 was designed after a request from the US Army Air Corps, who was impressed by the …

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