Beck-Mahoney "Sorceress"

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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.

Photographer:

Dane Penland

ID #:

2013-03212

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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