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Hamilton H-47

The last flying metalplane of its kind, once owned by an Alaskan bush pilot

The Hamilton Metalplane Company built some of the earliest all-metal aircraft manufactured in the United States. This last flyable H-47 was once owned by Alaskan bush pilot Joe Crosson. Built in 1929 and restored in the 1970s, it now belongs to Pole Pass Airways LLC in Seattle.

Source: Howard Wright, Pole Pass Airways LLC

About Lyle Jansma

Over time, photographer Lyle Jansma has improved his technique for creating and sharing 360º cockpit views, taking his camera to other aircraft collections including the Museum of Flight, Tillamook Air Museum, Evergreen Air & Space Museum, and the National Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. The images are available on the ACI Cockpit360º App for iPads and iPhones, and now, in the Panorama gallery.

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