1916 Sopwith Pup
1917 Rumpler C.V
1918 Curtiss JN4D
1918 Fokker Dr.I
1926 Winstead
1928 Monocoupe
1929 Star Cavalier B
1930 Great Lakes
1930 Star Cavalier E
1931 Bird Biplane
1932 Pietenpol
1932 Taylor E2 Cub
1936 Aeronca C3
1949 Cessna 195
WWII Pilot Trainer
Ford Model A
Ford Model TT



Country: USA Wingspan: 31' 6"
Year: 1930 Length: 20' 1"
Engine: Lambert 5 cylinder radial Cruise Speed: 98 mph
Horsepower: 90 Gross Weight: 1425 lbs.
Quantity Mfg: 17
The Cavalier was manufactured by the Star Aircraft Corporation in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The famous William D. "Billy" Parker was the general manager through out the company's existence. Competing for sales with the popular Monocoupe line of airplanes, the Cavalier was designed as a more rugged aircraft. The Model E was the last of the series, improved with more horsepower, a larger tail, and an outrigger style landing, it proved to be more versatile than previous models. Philips Petroleum and many other oil companies used the little monoplanes to fly into unimproved oil drilling sites. The museum's Cavalier was the first of the E models produced and one of only a few examples of the Cavaliers left. It is currently unassembled and on display waiting its turn to be restored to flying condition.



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