Wittman Special 20 "Buster" Wing and Tire

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The aircraft that enjoyed what was perhaps the longest and most successful career in air racing history was Steve Wittman's Chief Oshkosh, known in the post-World War II era as Buster. From 1931 until its retirement in 1954, this midget racer set records and took numerous trophies in class races and free-for-alls. Painted on a wing of the Wittman Special 20 is the number twenty.

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02/08/2018 8:16

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Mark Avino

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A19550104000-NASM2018-10107

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