Frenchman Henri Mignet designed the HM.14 Pou du Ciel (Flying Flea) in 1933 to be a simple aircraft that amateurs could build and even teach themselves to fly. This Mignet-Crosley Pou du Ciel was the first HM.14 made and flown in the United States.
Image Number: WEB12737-2013
Credit: Image by Dane Penland, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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