Flying Businessman

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Flying Businessman title screen.

Short Movie / Documentary (1953)

Douglas DC-4

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Reg. N48762 Douglas DC-4 of Northwest Airlines.

Reg. N48762 Douglas DC-4 of Northwest Airlines.
Reg. N48762 Douglas DC-4 of Northwest Airlines.

Beechcraft B35 Bonanza

FlyingBusinessman Beech 35 Bonanza.jpg
FlyingBusinessman Beech 35 C195.jpg

This model used for advertising purposes wears the NC3811N registration of a real Bonanza (c/n D1040).

FlyingBusinessman Beech 35 model.jpg
FlyingBusinessman Beech 35 car.jpg
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Cessna 190/195

Cessna behind the Beechcraft B35 Bonanza.

FlyingBusinessman Cessna 195.jpg

Douglas DC-3

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Seen again at 2mn55.

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Lockheed 14 Super Electra & Sikorsky S-51

FlyingBusinessman Lockheed-14 S-51.jpg

Beechcraft Model 18

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Consolidated LB-30

Look at the discussion tab about this aircraft (probably N1503) and its unusual fate.
Same aircraft probably in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

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Piper PA-11 Cub Special

With probably a Ryan Navion in the foreground and one the first Cessna 180 (behind the teenager with a white shirt).

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Ryan Navion A

Reg. N4249K : Ryan Navion A s/n NAV-4-1249; written off in 1971.

N4249K Ryan Navion A.
N4249K Ryan Navion A.

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer

FlyingBusinessman Piper-PA-22.jpg
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Sikorsky S-55

With another yellow-orange Beechcraft B35 Bonanza.

FlyingBusinessman S-55 B35.jpg

Luscombe 8

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Cessna 180

Reg. N1516C a 1953 Cessna 180 (c/n 30216).
A yellow Ryan Navion in the background.

Wing of Cessna 180 registered N1516C.

Cessna 170B

Reg. N4627C a Cessna 170B built in 1953 (c/n 25571). A Ryan Navion is visible behind the propeller.

N4627C Cessna 170B.

Used to explain how to learn to fly during nearly five minutes.

N4627C Cessna 170B.

Ryan Navion A

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Aerocar International Aerocar I

Reg. N31214 Aerocar I, the first one (built in 1949).
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

N31214 Aerocar International Aerocar I.
N31214 Aerocar International Aerocar I.
N31214 Aerocar International Aerocar I.

Custer CCW-5

Named Hummingbird Channel Wing by the narrator.
Reg. N6257C, the first of two CCW-5 built. First flight on 13 july 1953.

N6257C Custer CCW-5.
N6257C Custer CCW-5.

Aero Commander 500

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Cessna 310

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Beechcraft 50 Twin Bonanza

Reg. N3992N, the prototype of the Beech 50 (s/n H-1).

N3992N Beechcraft 50 Twin Bonanza

Piper PA-11 Cub Special

Or PA-18 Super Cub ?

FlyingBusinessman Piper SuperCuB.jpg

Call Aircraft Company CallAir Model A

FlyingBusinessman CallAir Model A.jpg

Probably another one.

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Aeronca 15AC Sedan

Probably registered N1427H, this Aeronca 15AC Sedan would be built in 1950 (c/n 15AC-491).

FlyingBusinessman Aeronca 15.jpg

Stinson 108

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ERCO Ercoupe

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Republic RC-3 Seabee

FlyingBusinessman Republic RC-3 Seabee.jpg

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