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A wooden home built tailwheel dolly, with lawn mower wheels, a shovel handle, and a chrome trailer hitch.
Neal V. Loving made this dolly to help him move his homebuilt WR-3 airplane, A20200176000. Loving lost both legs below the knees in a glider crash in 1944.
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Gift of the Hoosier Air Museum, Auburn, IN
3-D (Dolly ): 106.7 × 35.6 × 40.6cm (3 ft. 6 in. × 1 ft. 2 in. × 1 ft. 4 in.)
3-D (Trailer Hitch ): 12.7 × 5.1cm (5 × 2 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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