The Spartan Story


Peek & Goodhead

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Chronicles humble beginnings of the Spartan Company in the “Roaring Twenties,” and its travails during the Great Depression and its growth and prosperity during and after World War II. Every Spartan aircraft model is detailed. Includes 3-view drawings. The fabled “Spartan Executive,” Spartan warplanes, the Zeus attack plane, Navy NP-1 trainer also covered. The Spartan School, which trained thousands of pilots and mechanics for the Army Air Force in WWII, is completely described and reviewed. Includes personal stories from several Spartan graduates. Activities of main characters Bill Skelly and J. Paul Getty are revealed.