DAVID J. GAUTHIER MEMORIAL COLLECTION
No. 10730. American Eagle 251 Phaeton (C872E c/n 550)
07/31/2011. This aircraft is fitted with the 165 hp air-cooled five-cylinder Wright J-6 Whirlwind Five, also known as the R-540 (referring to the 540 cubic inch or 8.85 liter displacement), and hence the aircraft is sometimes referred to as the Phaeton R-540.
Created July 31, 2011