About the Boeing Replica
The P-12 replaced the F3B as the US Navy’s primary carrier-based fighter. Only 96 “C” models were built. They were equipped with 2 machine guns that fired through the prop, carried 244 # of bombs and cruised at 10,000 feet at a speed Of 160 MpH. This replica aircraft was built by Eldon and Paul Lange over a period of 20 years. It was donated to PTAM by the North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum in Concrete, WA in memory of their founder, Harold Hanson.