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(Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation Archives)

Zimmer’s Skimmer

Seven decades after it first flew, the V-173 got its old look back.

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(Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation Archives)

A truck hauls the Pancake, crated for weather protection, from the Vought plant in Connecticut to Norfolk Naval Air Station in Virginia in 1949. The V-173 made its first flight on November 23, 1942.

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