Red Lerille’s Monocoupes

Harmon Dickerson recently  posted some pictures of several of Red Lerille’s Monocoupes on his Facebook Page.  Red is from Lafayette, LA and owns Red Lerille’s Health and Racquet Club, the largest gym in the region.

Red has an outstanding collection of perfectly restored Monocoupes and here are pictures of several of them.

His 1941 Monocoupe D-145, NC17687, which is now on display at the Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum in Patterson Louisiana.

Red Lerille's Monocoupe D-145 NC17687
Red Lerille's Monocoupe D-145 NC17687

His 1937 Monocoupe 90A, NC16427 in two different color schemes over the years:
Red Lerille and Monocoupe 90A NC16427
Red Lerille's Monocoupe 90A NC16427
His 1930 Monocoupe 110 Special, N546W in two different color schemes over the years:
Red Lerille's Monocoupe 110 Special N546W in blue and yellow
Red Lerille's Monocoupe 110 Special in Yellow and Red

 

 

 

NC2064 to North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum?

Saw the following post on Twitter yesterday by the North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum:

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This is the same museum that, last year, acquired Monocoupe 90A, NC18166, which had been owned and flown in air shows by Fred Ludtke. If NC2064, Monocoupe 110 Special, “Spirit of Dynamite” ends up at the North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum, then the museum would have both of these important ‘Coupes in house.

Give them a follow on Twitter @NCVintageAir.

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