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Old Feb 08, 2009, 07:53 PM
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World Tour Tiger Moth, and Wings Across America

As with the World Tour Tiger Moth project, I was a pilot for the Wings Across America program (WAA-08), having just recently flown the Stevens SQuiRT plane at the York County Flyers field. "Squirt" is to be flown in all 48 contiguous states, traveling in a specially build hardwood case, and being delivered personally from pilot to pilot. This differs from the World Tour Tiger Moth project wherein the plane was shipped via USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc. from one pilot to another. In addition, the World Tour Tiger Moth (a Pico Tiger Moth in essentially stock form) was flown in all 50 states and most of the Canadian provinces. Quite a privilege to have been a designated pilot for both of these "tours". The World Tour Tiger Moth is now the property of AMA, residing in the National Aviation Museum in Muncie, Indianna. I am not sure what the final disposition will be with the WAA-08 project. Would be nice to have this plane also accepted by AMA for inclusion with their historical planes in AMA's museum. Below are photo's of both the World Tour Tiger Moth and the WAA-08 Squirt.
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