In his aerobatic act, imitating a terrified non-flyer, he would fly it facing forward, backward, and even while sitting on a strut outside the plane. He would stand the Cub on its wing tips, zoom into near vertical climbs, and turn so violently that he seemed to be flying sideways.
Specifications: Span 35’ 3”; length 22’ 3”; takeoff weight 1,100 lbs. Engine: 85 horsepower Continental air-cooled flat four; maximum speed 92 mph.
Accession no. 1992G74