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Corben “Baby Ace” airborne

Corben “Baby Ace” during restoration

Corben “Baby Ace” during restoration

Corben “Baby Ace”during restoration
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Corben “Baby Ace”

The Baby Ace was designed in 1929 by O.G. Corben in Topeka, Kansas, as a cross between the Heath Parasol and the Pietenpol Air Camper.
Although never certified, these aircraft were factory built and legally flown as unlicensed airplanes in the “identified” category.


Specifications

Engine – Continental 80 hp

Empty Weight – 595 lbs

Cruise Speed – 115 mph

Stall Speed – 35 mph

Interesting Facts – This is the first single seat aircraft that the teen volunteers at the Port Townsend Aero Museum fly.

Gift of Bill Juranich

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Corben “Baby Ace” on display in Port Townsend Aero Museum

Corben “Baby Ace” control panel

Corben “Baby Ace” during restoration

Corben “Baby Ace” during restoration

Corben “Baby Ace” during restoration