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These two photos were in an album I recently picked up. Lots of decent photos but no captions to identify any of the people or places shown. I believe the tall man on the left in both photos is F.Q. Wilson. I have no idea who the others are or where this was taken, but it looks like the woman is going to hop in and take the plane for a spin.

 

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Looks to be very close in appearance.

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Posted Today, 10:28 PM

Looks to be very close in appearance.

 

Sure does look like her to me.

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I'm not sure if this is the same plane, but the dark paint and stars on the wings on this plane are the only matches in the photos I have to the photos with the woman, other than one shot where the plane is rolling over and diving away. I don't see the same cowling latches on this plane though. The shapes of the wing tips and tail appear to be the same.

 

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