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Question :
What is the first all-metal airplane?
Thank you, Josh
Answer :
The Junkers J1 "Blechesel" (Tin Donkey) was the first all-metal aircraft in the world. It flew for the first time on Dec 12, 1915.

Here's a link to more information: http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/AERO/JUNKERSJ1.htm

Sue Lurvey
EAA Library

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