No. 4462. Fairchild 21 (X138E c/n 1001)
Photograph courtesy The Fairchild Corporation

Fairchild 21

Powered by an 80 hp Genet Mark II it was derived from the Siemens & Halske powered FT-1 designed by Otto Koppen. Prized $4,250 the 21 never found a market after the crash of the stock exchange at Wall Street, New York, USA, on October 24, 1929, known as Black Thursday in the American history books.

Created August 1, 2005