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“Aircooled” – A Franklin and an Airplane

Near as we can tell, what we have here is a 1930 or 1931 Franklin and a contemporary Boeing F3B. We suspect that this is a Franklin factory publicity photo intended to promote the connection between the speed and power of the aircraft and their car by pointing out the common type of cooling system.

We invite you to comment on both the year and model of the car and identity of the plane. You can read more about these unique American cars at the H.H. Franklin Club website and find a post of a much earlier Franklin here  on The Old Motor.

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