A Packard-Powered Portly Plane

This Week’s Hints to help you along:

  • A sight to behold — at least in the taxi trials.
  • An unfulfilled contract with the US Army Air Corps.
  • An all metal design, but fat — portending things to come.
  • The roots of Consolidated.
  • That cockpit reminds one of Doolittle’s Schneider Cup winner.

So do you know what this aircraft is?




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2 thoughts on “A Packard-Powered Portly Plane

  1. Nico Braas says:

    This is an easy one!
    It’s the Gallaudet PW-4; an early A.A.C. pursuit fighter prototype.


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