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Waco Cootie

Bruckner and Junkin actually began designing aircraft in 1919 with a flawed plan for a floating airplane that never flew. Meyers, too, had already designed an aircraft with Weaver and the pair approached Bruckner and Junkin, asking them to join their construction efforts on a parasol wing, plywood fuselage, single-seat monoplane named the “Cootie.”
Costing $1,200, unfortunately, Weaver crash-landed the Cootie during its first flight attempt in 1920 and suffered extensive injuries in the crash. It was rebuilt.
Engine: 28hp Lawrance
Wingspan: 22'0"
Length: 16'0"
Useful load: 200 lb
Max speed: 65 mph
Stall: 35 mph
Seats: 1

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