Aviation Models Thomas-Morse S-4 Scout
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    After the Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, the Thomas-Morse S-4 Scout is one of the better known American World War I era biplanes. It was unique in that it was the first airplane built as an advanced trainer for pursuit pilots. Most foreign governments used obsolete or war-weary airplanes for training, but since the United States had no old airplanes to work with, it had to come up with a different arrangement. This gave birth to the "Tommy" as it was then known. Read More ...

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