Rare Kellett XR-8 arrives at The Museum Of The U.S. Air Force

WaspAir

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Always loved that shape. Cool to have it restored.
 

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Always loved that shape. Cool to have it restored.
I'd like to do a deep-dive into the Ovation Guitar guy (Kaman) and Kellett played into the intermeshing of intermeshing rotorcraft history ;) .
 

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I'd like to do a deep-dive into the Ovation Guitar guy (Kaman) and Kellett played into the intermeshing of intermeshing rotorcraft history ;) .

Interesting useless trivia... There is a Bolivian instrument (Charango) that is about the size of a Ukulele, similar, but uses an armadillo shell for the rounded body.
I think this is the first "Ovation" type instrument and have wondered if it inspired the Ovation guitar....
 

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Interesting useless trivia... There is a Bolivian instrument (Charango) that is about the size of a Ukulele, similar, but uses an armadillo shell for the rounded body.
I think this is the first "Ovation" type instrument and have wondered if it inspired the Ovation guitar....
Roadkill ukulele. Had never seen one, thanks.
 
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