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XB2G-1 - March 24 1936 - Great Lakes Aircraft Corp - Cleveland Ohio

A view of the only XB2G-1 (Bureau Number 9722) aircraft ever built in flight on March 24, 1936. This aircraft, which was manufactured by Great Lakes Aircraft Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio, was an advanced version of company's BG-1, notably in its incorporation of retractable landing gear.

Source: National Naval Aviation Museum


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