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This display shows the evolution of wing rib construction and cross-sections. From top to bottom are: Piper J-3 Cub (1939), Franklin Sport 90 (1929), Star Cavelier (1929), Ryan WL1 (1926), Curtiss JN-4 (1918), Halberstadt (D.1), and Wright Model B (1911).

This display shows the evolution of wing rib construction and cross-sections. From top to bottom are: Piper Cub Franklin Sport 90 Star Cavelier Ryan Curtiss Halberstadt and Wright Model B

KITPLANES The Independent Voice for Homebuilt Aviation - Flight Review: Return of the Ultralight - KITPLANES Article

A few hours piloting the good-handling Belite may make you reconsider your preconceived notions about ultralight aircraft.

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