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Granville Brothers

Aircraft

 The Company

 

 

 

First
Flight
Model Military Number Name
1930     Sportster
1931 Model Z    
This famous race plane company started as Granville Brothers Aircraft Repair in 1927 and changed to the Granville Bros. in 1929 to develop their Model A.

After the success of their Model Z, the company changed again as the Granville Aircraft Corp (1932) building their most famous aircraft, the Super Sportster R which captured the world land plane record of 296.3 mph on September 3, 1932.

The company went bankrupt in 1934.

The five Granville brothers were Edward, Mark, Robert, Thomas and Zantford.

 

 

 

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