Pitts Special (monoplane)

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Pitts Special
Role Racing monoplane
National origin United States
Designer Curtis Pitts

Pitts built a monoplane racer Special in the early postwar years. Pitts also built several monoplane racing planes in the 1940s–1950s, the most famous of which was the low-winged "Pellet" of 1947 and the mid-winged Special Lil' Monster & Miss Dayton of 1951.[1] Among other one-off projects, he also built a two-seat sport monoplane called the Big Hickey.[2]


  1. ^ Donald 1999, p. 682.
  2. ^ Pitts Aircraft