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Tuxhorn Lark
Bahl Airplane Co Lark
Tuxhorn Lark
This Lark was built in 1921 by the Harding, Zook, & Bahl Airplane Co of Lincoln, Nebraska. The original design having been worked out by E.E. Bahl.
The Lark was purchased in the spring of 1924 by Bert E. Thomas and L.DeweyBonbrake, to what extent is uncertain.
The macine was re-designed and rebuilt by Thomas and Bonbrake, with a Wright 60 hp engine, to improve flight characteristics. B.M, Tuxhorn was chosen to fly the plane at Wichita.
It became the Bonbrake Parasol in 1928, and the basic design evolved into the Inland Sport.
Engine: 60hp Wright-Gale L-4 (later 55hp Velie M-5)
Wingspan: 28'0"
Length: 19'0"
Useful load: 430 lb
Max speed: 95 mph
Stall: 32 mpg
Range: approx. 225 mi
Seats: 2
Engine: Wright, 60 hp
Wingspan: 28 ft
Chord: 7 ft
Length: 19 ft
Empty weight: 615 lb
Useful load: 430 lb
High speed: 95 mph
Landing speed: 32 mph
Fuel capacity: 15 USG
Endurance: 2 hr 30 min
ROC: 500 fpm
Ceiling: 17,000 ft

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