Le Petit Cygne “The Little Swan” Experimental aircraft


This home-built aircraft was constructed in 1964 by Linwood Tucker in Greenville, Tennessee. Mr. Tucker flew the aircraft for 16 years before it was retired, disassembled, and placed into storage. It was reassembled and flown to Roanoke in 1988 when it was donated to the Museum.

Type: Single place, low wing monoplane Wingspan: 28 feet
Engine: 40 horsepower Continental Top speed: 100 miles per hour
Cruising speed: 90 miles per hour Weight: 510 pounds

Constructed and donated by Linwood G. Tucker