Fantasy of Flight, Polk City, Florida

Unfortunately, most of Kermit Weeks' aircraft are locked inside the main hangar or stored out on the grass on an inaccessible area of the airport. A few interesting aircraft are accessible for viewing in the one open and somewhat crowded hangar. Such a shame for "the world's greatest aircraft collection".

The aerial shots were taken from one of Jack Brown's Cub floatplanes (see the Miscellaneous page).

Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Albatros DVA-1 replica N19175 Beautiful replica by The Vintage Aviator of New Zealand.
Avro 643 Cadet II N643AV VH-PRU A6-25  
Beech D17S Staggerwing N52962 Ex USN GB-2 23694, USAAF UC-43 Traveler 44-67772.
Boeing Stearman A75N1 (PT17) NC67412 (N67412) Ex USN 29970.
Brown B-1 Racer NR83Y (N83Y) 8 1933 design rebuilt in 1947. The only survivor of the 5 aircraft built by the Brown Aircraft Company.
Brown B-2 Racer replica N255Y 33 Miss Los Angeles, 1934 - replica built by Ed Marquart for Bill Turner.
Bucker (Doflug) Bu-131N Jungmann NX41455 (N41455) GD+EG 4477 Doflug = Dornier-Flugzeuge, the Swiss branch of Dornier.
Consolidated B-24J Liberator N94459 as 42-50551 RR "Joe". Ex RAF KH401, Indian Air Force HE771
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina N96UC 48375 US Navy
Curtiss (Pruett) Model D JP-1 Headless Pusher replica N8234E  
Curtiss Robin N8313  
Curtiss TP-40N Warhawk NX923 (N923) 47923 A rare two-seater, ex 44-47923.
Curtiss-Wright CW-1 Junior NC10967 (N10967)  
Douglas DC-3A N600RC Dakota on a ski-jump! Ex NC25653 (N25653), XA-HAO, XB-KEM, XB-MIL.
Granville Brothers Gee Bee R-2 Super Sportster replica NR2101 (N2101) 7 The well-known and enthusiastically-flown replica built by Delmar Benjamin.
Granville Brothers Gee Bee YL-1 Senior Sportster replica N3215M NR718Y (N718Y) 7  
Granville Brothers Gee Bee Z Super Sportster replica NR77V (N77V) 4  
Grumman (General Motors) FM-2 Wildcat N222FM 86741 4  
Howard DGA-5 Ike replica 'NR56Y' (N56Y)  
Laird LC-DW-500 Super Solution replica N22ML 400  
Lockheed L-1649A(F) Starliner N974R D-ALAN Lufthansa
Martin B-26 Marauder N4297J Ex 40-1464. Crashed in Canada in 1942, recovered in 1971. Restored in 1992.
Morane-Saulnier A-1 1572-12 Some sources say that this a replica, but others think it's a restored original.
New Standard D-25A NC9125 (N9125) Waldo Wright Flying Service
Nieuport 17 replica N1290 N1653  
North American B-25J Mitchell N1943J 152 Apache Princess. Ex 43-28059
Piper L-4J Grasshopper (J-3C-65D) N5798N 54883 JK USAF 45-4883.
Sopwith F7-1 Snipe replica N6313S as E8102 Another replica by The Vintage Aviator of New Zealand.
Standard E-1 N49128 Original
Thomas-Morse S-4C Scout N1917T 633 Original

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