Beck-Mahoney "Sorceress"

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Beck-Mahoney "Sorceress"

Designed and built by Lee Mahoney and his father, S. C. "Mickey" Mahoney, the Sorceress was the first sport biplane to exceed 322 kilometers (200 miles) per hour on a closed course, and it reached 394 kilometers (245 miles) per hour in level flight.

Image Number: 2013-03212
Credit: Image by Dane Penland, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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