BERNHARD C.F. KLEIN COLLECTION
No. 8591. Billman B.11C Little Pink Cloud (N39B)
Photographed at Rhinebeck, New York, USA, November 1959, source unknown
01/31/2009. Remarks by Bernhard Klein
: "In 1955, Owen Billman, one of the founders of the Empire State Aerosciences Museum
, constructed the B.11
out of a Piper J-2 fuselage and Aeronca K wings. In January 1958 the original 55 hp Lycoming O-145-A2 engine was replaced by a 80 hp Continental A80-8 and model was changed to B.11C."
Created January 31, 2009