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Mystery Airplane: March 2014

1946 Dart GC

 

1946 Dart GC

"No other light airplane combines all the features that aviation-minded enthusiasts demand," reads a 1947 advertisement for the Applegate & Weyant version of Al Mooney's classic Dart. Powered by a 100 hp Continental flat six, the Dart GC (C for Continental) was a worthy successor to the earlier Dart G (90 hp Lambert), Dart GK (90 hp Ken Royce), or Dart GW (90 hp Warner Scarab Junior) radial engined models produced by Lambert, Culver and Dart.

Ten Dart GC's, licensed under Approved Type Certificate #674 of 19 April 1938, were produced in a Tecumseh, Michigan, factory shared with Meyers...



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