Spartan 7W-25 Executive
Developed by James B. Ford of Spartan Aircraft Co., the Executive was a luxurious, fast, and expensive aircraft intended for wealthy private owners.
The first flight of this light business aircraft was made in January 1936. Including the prototype, this aircraft with a capacity of three or four passengers, in addition to the pilot, was built in 35 copies, between 1937 and 1939.
Discover this rare and iconic machine from the 1930s. Its Art Deco style will delight young and old alike, whether they are experts or new to air things. The sound of its 450 horsepower Pratt and Whitney R985 engine will elegantly underline its evolutions in the sky. Finally, its polished aluminum fuselage will quickly make it unmissable in the car park… Our team will be happy to provide explanations on its history.
After a brief civilian use, N47W was incorporated into the USAAF to conduct liaison and training flights in the Pacific. Then, this charming airplane was acquired by the famous stuntman Paul Mantz before knowing different other operators.
In 2017, its new owner Sébastien “Skippy” Mazzuchetti brought it back from the United States to give it a second life.
Pilot: Sébastien « Skippy » Mazzuchetti Manufacturing date: 1939 Serial number: 42-38288