Fairchild Forwarder (FW-24) aircraft light high-wing monoplane four-seater, born in the thirties, born as FW-22 (initially with only two seats), had an unusual feature was the use as many parts from automotive industry, enjoyed a large cabin and powerful radial engine of 165 hp Warner Scarab, but also use other engines as the Ranger engine (being less attractive to lose those lines characteristic of the initial model) was a great success and was in production from 1932 to 1948, during his life was fortunate to be re-designed parts of its interior by famed industrial designer Raymond Loewy in 1937, its production reached 1.780 1.500 units produced by Fairchild and 280 by Texas Engineering & Manufacturing Company ( TEMCO), mostly served in the USAAF, Army, Navy and many other air forces worldwide, which was much appreciated, authors RG Smith and RJ Poole for Flying magazine November 1945,

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