Luscombe Aircraft Compnay was founded by Don Luscombe, who became
interested in aircraft during WWI. In the 1920s, he built aircraft that
had aluminum skins, as opposed to fabric which covered other aircraft.
His idea was well received, but the first aircraft was expensive and
allegedly difficult to fly. The Luscombe 8 was the second attempt and
it proved successful.
1946 Luscombe 8A (N77950) at Santa Paula airport.
Another Luscombe 8A (N77874) at Santa Paula Airport.
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