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Wright Bros EX / Vin Fiz
 
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Wright EX "Vin Fiz" Cal Rodgers at right, with cousin John Rodgers
 
The Wright EX was a 1911 long-wing versions of the model R, one of the two built was flown in 1911 by Calbraith P Rodgers, dubbed Vin Fiz Flyer for his soft-drink sponsor, in the first transcontinental flight, from New York to California, with many crashes (including a mid-air collision with an eagle) and repair layovers. At the flight's end in Los Angeles, a rudder and one strut were said to be the only surviving original parts.

EX
Engine: 35hp Wright pusher
Wingspan: 32'0"
Length: 24'5"
Seats: 1
 
 
 
 


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