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    How did a 1955 win a category for 1956-1970?

    Did anybody else notice that the 1st production Cessna 172 was awarded a Contemporary Gold Lindy when it should have been a Classic? Just curious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Hann View Post
    Did anybody else notice that the 1st production Cessna 172 was awarded a Contemporary Gold Lindy when it should have been a Classic? Just curious.
    But wasn't it a 1956 yr model?

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    Quote Originally Posted by martymayes View Post
    But wasn't it a 1956 yr model?
    Perhaps, but that's not what the judging rules say. It's the date of manufacture, not the "model year" of the aircraft.

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    I have no doubt eligibility for contemporary class was justified and the awarded category is not an oversight.

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