DAN SHUMAKER COLLECTION
No. 9148. Hosler Fury (NX14Y c/n 2)
Photographed at North Beach Airport, New York, USA, by Rudy Arnold, from NASM collection
07/31/2009. Russell A. "Curly" Hosler of Huntington, Indiana started work on the Fury racing aircraft in 1938 at Bridgeport, Connecticut, subsequently it was moved to New York, New York, to Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Huntington, Indiana, and it was finally flown once (in ground effect) at Lake Wawasee, near Syracuse, Indiana in early 1941. Stored during WW II, it went into deterioration after the war and gradually faded away. Powerplant was a Curtiss D-12 twelve-cylinder, liquid cooled, V-engine.
Created July 31, 2009