Art Deco Plane

Some of the older planes at today’s gathering at the Griffing Flying Service airfield had more panache than their modern counterparts.  The older planes were like the Apple products of their day, where attention was paid not only to engineering, maneuverability, and speed, but also to style and packaging and presentation.  This plane, with its bright aluminum frame, sharp colors, and sleek propeller assembly, had a very distinctive art deco feel — with the emphasis, perhaps, on the art.

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