Another Air Electric Restoration

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Wind Charger Mike
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Another Air Electric Restoration

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This Air Electric Streamliner dates to 1938-39. Unique because the generator is inside the tail, very innovative and stylish for the 1930s. Cooling air travels through the generator and out vents in the back of the tail vane. Parts were sourced from 4 different states over many yrs with the exception of the nose cone. I gave up on finding an original so made it out of fiberglass. Prop is NOS with the original orange paint. Still has some of the factory wrapping paper stuck to it. It’s 32V 850W.
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It looks BIG. Nice job on the nose cone.

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Nice!
Memory plant.... Change or clean the air filter in your air compressor! Mine runs 1/4 as much, and tools run better.

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Very nice Mike!

What is the diameter of the prop?
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Very nice Mike. That design is really unique.
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Ed

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Prop is 11’, I know that pic makes it look like it it goes on forever.
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Nice! A new term non-deteriorating grease.

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And it is fused to protect it against ALL unexpected contingencies.

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Wonder how many farmers in 1930 knew what unexpected contingencies meant. This 2020 non farmer doesn't.
Dictionary: uncertain event

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