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Frank Skroback's Roadable Aircraft





The oldest existing, original, roadable aircraft.



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The oldest surviving, original, fixed-wing roadable aircraft was designed Frank by Skroback in 1925 and built in 1934. It's now on display in Willowbrook Village in the north-eastern USA, near where he lived. Frank actually drove his invention along highways in Maine.

A total of six 8-ft.-long wing-segments provide the same wing area as one single 48-foot (16m) monoplane span - more than enough to lift a single occupant. Aerodynamically speaking, torque, induced drag and interference were the main issues facing Frank. It's unknown how he resolved these.

To see Frank Skroback's aircraft,
visit Willowbrook Village in Maine (open during the summer months).



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