Boeing B-9

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When the Boeing B-9 went aloft in 1931, it was one speedy airplane.  Its top speed of almost 200 MPH equaled or bettered that of the pursuit planes who vainly tried to intercept it.  Within a year or two, it was eclipsed by the Martin B-10, but the B-9 had now set the standard for all future bomber and pursuit aircraft.

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