Buhl A-1 [X369Y]
CA-1 Airster 1930 (ATC 2-419) = 1pOlwM; 300hp Wright J-6. Sleek, cylindrical steel-tube fuselage with wooden cantilever wing; cowled motor. Designed for competition and eventual use as a mailplane, but anticipated interest failed to materialize. POP: 1 [X8454=NS41]. (2-419) for 300hp P&W Wasp installation in 1932.
Buhl CA-1WA [NC8458]
Buhl CA-3 Ford Tourer (Aviation Heritage coll)
Buhl Army Trainer [X1673]
Buhl J4 Airster (Frank Rezich coll)
CA-3 Airster aka J4 Airster (Buhl-Verville) 1926 (ATC 1, 2-6) = 3pOB; 200hp Wright J-4; span: 35'8" length: 24'4" load: 885# v: 125/110/42 range: 440. Alfred Verville. Awarded the first ATC ever issued, March 1927. Folding wings. Second place in 1926 Ford Air Tour (p: Louis Meister). One modified under (2-6) as 2p with 220hp Wright J-5 as a trainer for Army trials [X1673].
CA-3A Airster (Buhl-Verville) 1926 (ATC 1) = 3pOB; 225hp Wright J-5. POP: 3; one took third place in 1927 Air Derby, New York-Spokane (p: Nick Mamer), beaten only by two speedy Lairds. $9,300.
CA-3 Airsedan 1928 = 3pCswB; 225hp Wright J-5. Etienne Dormoy. Start of the Airsedan series. POP: 2 [5860, 5861].
CA-3A Airsedan 1928 = Improved CA-3. POP: 1 , converted to CA-3C in 1929, then to CA-3CW in 1931.
Buhl CA-5  (Ralph Nortell coll)
Buhl CA-5 Dole racer [NX2915] (Lesley Forden coll)
Buhl CA-5 [NC3763] (Tom Yanul coll)
CA-5 Airsedan 1927 (ATC 12) = 5pCB; 225hp Wright J-5; span: (upper) 42'0" (lower) 32'4" length: 27'8" load: 1627# v: 120/105/48 range: 650-850. Etienne Dormoy, John Easton, W U Shaw. $12,500; POP: 9 [C885, C1496, C1732, C1771, C3701, C3763, C3915, C4356], and Dole Race entry Miss Doran (p: Augy Pedlar), lost at sea [NX2915];.
Buhl CA-5A 1927 Ford Air Tour  (Ford via Les Forden coll)
CA-6 Airsedan, Special 1929 (ATC 128, 2-51) = 6pCswB; 300hp Wright J-6; span: 40'0" length: 29'8" load: 1722# v: 145/115/45 range: 720. Sesqui-wing evolution of CA-5. $13,500; POP: 15 [NC8446, NC8448, NC8450, NC8452/8453, NC9627/9629, NC9631/9634, NC12829, NC14502, CF-AAY], of which [NR9629] was modified under (2-51) as CA-6 Special, Spokane Sun God (p: Nick Mamer, Art Walker], the first plane to fly non-stop, round-trip across the USA, 8/15-21/29, using air-to-air refueling to travel the 7,200 miles from Spokane to New York City and back in 120h:1m:40s.
Buhl CA-6 Mantz "Honeymoon Express" [NC8446] (Paul Mantz coll)
Buhl CA-8 (Dan Shumaker coll)
CA-8 Senior Airsedan 1929 (ATC 2-46) = 8pCswB; 450hp P&W Wasp C. POP: 2 [7570, 7705] c/ns 34 and 39.
Buhl CA-8A (Joseph Juptner coll)
Buhl CW-3 OX5 (Eric Blocher coll)
CW-3 OX5 Airster (Buhl-Verville) 1925 = 3pOB; 90hp Curtiss OX-5; span: 35'0" length: 25'0" load: 770# v: 95/80/40 range: 475. Alfred Verville. Folding wings. POP: 3 [656, 2366/2367].
CW-3 Wright Trainer (Buhl-Verville) 1926 = 2-3pOB; 220hp Wright J-5; span: 35'0" length: 25'0" load: 885# 133/x/45 range: 450. POP: 1 for unsuccessful military trainer trials .
Buhl LA-1 Newsman Clete Roberts' "P-26" [N350Y] (Dan Eckland)
Buhl LA-1 modified for film, "Men With Wings" (Paul Mantz coll)
LA, LA-1, -1A, -1B, -1S Flying Bull Pup 1930 (ATC 405) = 1pOmwM; 45hp Szekely SR-3; span: 30'0" length: 19'0" load: 292# v: 95/76/35 range: 240. Etienne Dormoy, John Easton, W U Shaw. $1,250; POP: more than 100; ff: 10/14/30. Prototype LA [X8459] had 26hp Aeronca, and fabric-covered steel-tube fuselage. Production models had an all-metal monocoque fuselages; ff: 1/7/31, as 2 experimental LA prototypes [X8460, X8461] (p: Jimmie Johnson). Optional wingspans of 28' for competition as LA-1A [NC346Y] and 32' for high-altutide flying as LA-1B [NC370Y] were available, but the 30' wing was standard and only a few variants were sold. LA-1S was twin-float version. Offered briefly with a 26' wing as Speedwing for racing, but again with few sales. Set a lightplane altitude record of 22,500' 6/13/31 (p: Mae Haizlip). Production ended in 1932, with remaining stock being sold for half-price. SEE Packard (MI).