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Verville-Sperry R-3

 

 Verville-R3-01
Verville-Sperry R-3 1922
 
A low-wing monoplane racing aircraft by the Verville/Sperry combination. Three were built, 22-326 to 22-328.
 
 Verville-R3-02
Verville-Sperry R-3 Prep for 1923 St Louis Air Meet
 
The first was refitted with a 500hp Curtiss D-12 in 1923 and won the Pulitzer Trophy in 1924 at 216.5 mph.
 
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Verville-Sperry R-3 Advertising art
 
Engine: 400hp Wright H-3
Wingspan: 29'3"
Length: 22'5"
Speed: 191 mph
Seats: 1
 
 
 
 


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