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Item # 3PP-7, The Heath Story

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This book chronicles the life of Edward Baird Heath and his famous “Parasol” kitplanes. From 1927 to 1931, thousands of air minded young Americans bought his kits, then spent countless hours handcrafting a plane their in attics and basements. His conversion of the Henderson motorcycle engine to aircraft use offered inexpensive power. He could truly be called, “The Father of the kitplane industry” Heath had an equally successful air racing career. His diminutive Baby Bullet bested all competition in the 1928-29national meets. Sadly, he was to lose his life while testing his latest low wing model in 1931. 120 pages, 8.5x11, SB, 150 photos.




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