Etymology[ edit ] The name "Tuskegee" comes from Spanish "Tasquiqui", which came from the Muskogee word "Taskeke", a name of a Creek settlement and meaning "warriors. Pioneer planters brought or purchased African-American slaves to develop the rich soil for cotton plantations, as short-staple cotton was the chief commodity crop through the 19th century. Invention of the cotton gin at the end of the 18th century meant that this type of cotton could be processed profitably and it was adaptable to the upland areas.
P Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 First flight Jan 27, Whle attempting a transcontinental speed record, crashed on approach to Mitchel Field, Long 13327 essay, NY Feb 11, after cross-country flight from March Field, CA when engines failed to respond as pilot Ben Kelsey attempted to apply power short of the airfield.
Plane came down on Cold Stream Golf Course after clipping trees. Pilot survived without injury but plane was written off from damage after sliding through a sand drap.
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Scrapped at Sacramento Air Depot Dec 17, Pilot Lt Guy Leland Putnam killed. Modeldesignated PLO, later RP modified at Wright Field for aeromedical experiments with asymmetric positioning of cockpit in port boom.
Prototype with pressurized cockpit. Scrapped at Bush Field Mar 28, First flight Nov 14, Repaired and delivered to Wright Field Jun 26, Used in drip test to simulate hard landings.
Condemned May 30, MSN retained by Lockheed and used as a test aircraft with raised and lengthened tailbooms in plan to mount Lightnings on floats for Pacific operations. Crashed on Muroc range May 6, Wrecked in landing accident Longview, AK Dec 25, Reyes, CA Apr 26, Modified with lengthened pilot gondola section and all controls moved 3 feet forward into new cockpit section, original cockpit becoming an observer's position.
To RFC Mar 19, Later used as test aircraft for XF program. Wreck to CL Apr 8, Condemned Oct 31, SOC Jan 9, salvaged Feb 12, SOC Jan 17, Damaged Dec 10, in belly landing at Batchelor, N. Apparently aircraft caught fire and burnt out following its crash. Port engine caught fire. Pilot parachuted safely from the burning plane.
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