Aircraft Type: Stits SA-3A Playboy
Constructor's Number (MSN): 5501
Place of manufacture: Goderich ON
Date Built: 1955
Operator: Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Previous Identities: CF-IGK-X
Notes and comments: The first Canadian homebuilt aircraft to be issued a permit to fly following the Second World War. Builder Keith Hopkinson was instrumental in changing Department of Transport attitudes toward homebuilts. CF-RAD was an awared winner at several EAA annual fly-ins in the 1950s.
Acquired by the museum 1978.
- Photographer: Ian M Macdonald
Location: Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Reserve Hangar, Rockcliffe ON
Date Photographed: 25 July 2007
Original Media: Digital
Posted to GAA: 21 November 2021
GAA Image Number: 10788-1
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