Cessna 140

1947 Cessna 140

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Specifications:

Status: Flyable
Manufacturer: Cessna
Model: 140

Crew 1:
Wing Span: 33 ft. / Length: 21 ft. 6 in. / Height: 6 ft. 3 in.
Cruise Speed: 100 mph / Max Speed: 125 mph
Range: 450 miles / Service Ceiling: 15,500 feet
Armament: A few rubber bands, and possibly polishing supplies

Notable History:
– Finished 5th in the 1949 Jacqueline Cochran All-Woman Transcontinental Air Race and was flown by 2 Women of Air Force Service Pilots
– Set the unofficial record for the slowest airplane and the only Cessna 140 to fly the Unlimited Race Course during race week while under the race waiver at a speed of 96.47 miles per hour and a lap time of 5 minutes and 1.7 seconds.

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