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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Benoist 2014 Engine Update

The Benoist project we’re building to recreate the 100th anniversary of the first scheduled airplane airline flight by Tony Jannus uses a six-cylinder two-cycle 75hp Roberts engine. We know of only seven in the world and there are none to be purchased. This is one of two 4-cylinder 50hp Roberts engines I found and acquired. … Continue reading »

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Taking Notice

People are starting to take notice of our project to recreate the world’s first schedule airline service on January 1, 2014.  Local Tampa Fox News affiliate WTVT recently aired a segment on the Benoist project featuring our fearless leader, Kermit Weeks. Are you making plans to be there when we fly?

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