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Thomas Brothers B-3 / B-4

 

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Thomas B-4
 
Built in 1912, the 2-3 seat B-3 and B-4 had a wooden hull covered with galvanized iron sheeting. A 1914 version incorporated streamlining, and 1915 model was a three place "luxury cruiser" with a mahogany hull.
 
In 1914, the Thomas Company advertised aviation for sport, war and business. Their earlier models, the B-4 and B-5 were used as trainers for civilian pilots seeking thrills, speed and fortune.
 
Three or four were built.
 
B-3 / B-4
Engine: Austro-Daimler, 90hp pusher
Speed: 65 mph
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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