Larry Carpenter's 14ft 1949? AeroCraft DD

Date: 2011-03-07 17:59
State: NH
Serial: DD1156

Aug 17, 2009

With Mercury KG9 Thunderbolt (almost 40hp?)

Date: 2009-08-17 20:10

From Eagle127's Album.

Date: 2011-06-21 10:39:39

Photographs by Matt Malloy from Milton NH AOMCI Meet 6/18/2011

With 1956 Evinrude Lark 30hp

Date: 2011-06-11 16:29

Photo by Keith Maffei

See his video of the meet with an underwater shots at the end!!

Date: 2011-07-05 23:35:55

Larry wrote in a letter:

My boat is a 14' DD 1156 runabout. I believe the boat is probably a 1949 model. In 1950 AeroCraft went to a 15" standard transom height. Before I raised and strengthened min to 15 1/2" this one was 13 3/4"

I've run motors from 5 to 40 HP on mine. 5 or 6 will plane the boat, however it can be a handful above 35 MPH.

Date: 2011-07-05 23:36:48

Photos from album on Larry's Website:

Pg 4: Johnson Giant Twin 1928 on AeroCraft headed for some water
Pg 15: 1954 Mercury Mark 50 on AeroCraft heading for Lake Winona
Pg 41: Mark 30 on the AeroCraft next to twin Mark 78's on a highliner.
Pg 66: 1950 KG-9 Thunderbolt on the raised and strengthened transom of the '49 AeroCraft.
Pg 67
Pg 68
Pg 69: A nice idle with the KG-9.
Pg 70: About 35 MPH.

Date: 2011-09-16 00:46:05

Lake Sunapee AOMCI Meet 8/6/2011

Date: 2014-07-11 12:50:50

At June 18, 2011 Milton "NH Kickoff to Summer Event. The NELG (New England Lyman Group), AOMCI, and NEC-ACBS were all invited. Local AOMCI members outnumbered the rest and all had a great time showing and running their boats.

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