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This article details the delivery of the first Longren-manufactured airplane to the U.S. Navy. The Navy was especially interested in Longren's design because of its fiber fuselage construction which combined lightweight and strength.

Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: February 19, 1924

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This article helps students understand that the Longren company had gone a long way toward establishing itself by the mid-1920s. In addition, the article helps students understand how the military procurement process worked during aviation's early years.

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Item Number: 213298
Call Number: K629.13, Aviation Clippings, Vol. 1, pg. 151
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213298

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