In the last post I asked the following question; In the 1930’s what political event in the country of Venezuela concerned a Curtiss Wright Junior CW-1? The fist correct I got was from Freddie Pedrique. Here is his answer:
YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT NC11848 S/N 1222 BOUGHT BY MR. MARCOS SARCOS PORTILLO IN 1932. THIS AIRCRAFT WAS CONFISCATED IN VENEZUELA BY GRAL. JUAN VICENTE GOMEZ, DICTATOR OF THAT COUNTRY, WHO FEARED THE AIRCRAFT COULD BE USED TO HELP OVERTROW HIS GOVERNMENT.
I asked the above question after receiving information from another viewer of the website. That original information came from Alejandro Irausquin Aeronautical Engineer, Civil Aviation Historian / LAAHS
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