Serial number 388,it was built in october 1946, and was based in
Castelnaudary then in Albi as a training airplane for the french
airforce. In 1956, it was given to the Air France aeroclub.Its
certificate of airworthiness expired in 1965, and it was de registered
in 1967, date at which it was sold to an american enthusiast. In 1992, it
was found, as a wreck, in a garage in Colombus, Ohio. It was brought
back in Belgium in a container, and its restoration lasted 4 years,
done by George Hageman. Its original 140HP engine was then replaced with a 180 HP injection
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The Pitts Special is a light aerobatic biplane designed by Curtis Pitts. It has accumulated many competition
wins since its first flight in 1944. The Pitts Special dominated world
aerobatic competition in the 1960s and 1970s and, even today, remains a
potent competition aircraft.
Pitts S2-A powered by a fuel injected 200HP Lycoming engine.
Build by Aerotek Inc. In the USA, it flew several years in its native
country before being acquired by an English aerobatic pilot.
Bought in 2010 by Sensation Voltige, it enforce the fleet already
composed of a Stampe.
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