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Ericson 1909 Biplane
 
 Ericson-1909
 
The first machine built by Louis G. Ericson, president of the Eureka Soap Company, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, and member of the Springfield Aeronautical Club. It was a pusher biplane of Curtiss type with variable incidence lower wings with a span of 30", a 4-cyinder. Knox 225 auto engine, removed from Ericson's own Buick, and a total weight of 800-900 lbs. No flight was recorded. Ericson built three more machines. All crashed, and the last crash broke his hip and forced him to retire from aviation.
 
 
 
 


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