THE PRIVATE AIRCRAFT

Nowadays, when commercial aviation is cheap and common, it's a luxury to have a private aircraft. So imagine having it in 1937!

It was custom furbished with leather interiors, wide comfortable seats, and all the luxuries its owners desired. Its control surfaces are covered in fabric instead of metal sheets: that's how aircraft were built before, as it was cheap and lightweight. When you visit it, note its curious double-tail, that by being placed behind each propeller, gives the pilot greater lateral control.

 Recently we've given it a new coat of paint, and its interior is rapidly being cleaned, polished, and restored to bring it back to its former glory.