Wings over Miami gets a B-1 Brown Racer NR83Y donated

From the Wings over Miami website: “The original B-1 Brown Racer NR83Y has been donated to our Museum courtesy of the Louis G. Russo Estate. This aircraft is now on display in our hangar at Tamiami Airport. Manufactured in 1933, this aircraft, in addition other racing accomplishments, won the 1934 Miami All American Air Races, piloted by famous race pilot Ralph Bushey, held at the old Miami Municipal Airport. It had been, until recently, been on display at the EAA Air Venture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Lawrence Brown, of Santa Monica, California, experimented and designed a number of highly regarded race planes in the 1020’s and 30’s. His best know racers were the Brown racers designated as the B-1, B-2, and B-3.

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