"The Ring Free Special"

$49.95
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rng_fre_specl
This 16" X 20" print ships rolled in a sturdy tube. Order on line or by phone at 585-554-5373 Please note online images carry a TWAA watermark. Your final print will not include this security device.
This is Roscoe Turner’s Wedell-Williams Special as it appeared in the 1939 Thompson Trophy Race. After experiencing a serious crash in August 1936, the aircraft was rebuilt with a shorter tail section and lengthened gear legs. This gave it tricky ground handling characteristics but it was still a strong competitor around the pylons. While Roscoe flew his new “Meteor Special” for the 1937-39 Thompson races, Joe Mackey had an agreement with Roscoe to fly the Wedell-Williams aircraft during those three years of the event.
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