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Minutes later, the airship took aboard another Sparrowhawk, proving its capability as an airborne mothership with the capacity to hold, launch, and recover up to four reconnaissance biplanes.
That made as much sense as if someone had decided to stick with biplanes with fabric wings 30 years earlier, when the first all-metal monoplanes remade the airline industry.
There’s a 1943 T-6 Texan, used to train pilots during World War II, and a 1942 Stearman biplane, also a WWII trainer.
Most of these involve some frustrating jumping on an ever-scrolling playfield or a bullet-hell-style zig-zag battle in Cuphead's biplane (shown in the above gallery).
According to legend, a biplane came in for a landing and ended up in a cherry tree, destroying any chance of further developing the project.
On a calm morning off the coast of New Jersey in May 1932, Navy Lieutenant Daniel W. Harrigan throttled back the 428-hp radial engine powering his small Curtiss F9C-2 Sparrowhawk biplane.
The single engine biplane had about 40 hours of fuel on board, no radio, and a primitive signal light beneath the fuselage that would continuously flash the letter N in Morse code — one long and one short — so ships might spot them at sea.
Six months before Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Carey Hardin's blue and yellow Stearman biplane rolled off an assembly line in Wichita, Kansas.
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