DAN SHUMAKER COLLECTION
No. 6628. Jacuzzi J-7 Reo
Photographs from NASM, Neg. Nos. 81-3414, 81,3415, 90-9775, and Hiller Aviation Museum

Jacuzzi J-7 Reo

07/07/2007. This was the first cabin monoplane built in the USA and flew successfully. However, on July 14, 1921, one of the Jacuzzi brothers, Giocondo, was killed when the aircraft crashed due to wing failure near Modesto, while en route from Yosemite to San Francisco, California. View also photo 9530.

Created December July 7, 2007