Wittman “Buster”

Wittman “Buster” W-4 Special, NX-14855, Continental C-85 of 85 h.p., red with yellow trim, September 14, 1947, Maitland Airstrip, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Owned by Steven J. Wittman, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Flown by William Brennand in the 1947 Goodyear Trophy Race to first place with an average speed of 165.857 mph for a prize of $8,500.

Medium format negative, Leo Kohn collection.

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