About the Dormoy Bathtub
The Dormoy Bathtub was a simple-to-construct, high wing racing aircraft of the 1920s. The Bathtub was developed by Etienne Dormoy, a French engineer at McCook Field in Dayton, Ohio. Dormoy would later design the Buhl Bull Pup. The Dormoy Bathtub competed in the 1924 and 1925 National Air Races.
winning the Rickenbacker Trophy in 1924.
Built and donated by Ed Kusmirek.
|Wing Area||85 sq. ft.|
|Gross Weight||520 lb|
|Fuel Capacity||2 gallons|
|Powerplant||Henderson B-4, 20 HP|
|Cruise Speed||70 mph|