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This pamphlet from the 1920s shows and describes Alvin K. Longren's new folding-wing airplane designed as a business and pleasure vehicle. The folding wings were designed with ease of storage in mind and the airplane, with the light weight of 550lbs and price of $2,465, was designed to appeal to the amateur flyer.

Date: Between 1920 and 1928

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This pamphlet helps students understand the audience that the Longren Aircraft Corporation was trying to reach, as well as the unique design of Longren's folding-wing airplane which was very influential within the aviation industry.

KS: 7th: 4.6.A.: significance of the work of entrepreneurial Kansans in the aviation industry

Item Number: 213352
Call Number: K 629.13 Pam.v.1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213352

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