Hamilton MetalPlane

The  was an all-metal light transport aircraft, of strut-braced high-wing configuration with corrugated skinning built by the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee . In 1942--1943 the USAAF used a single VC-89 as a VIP transport. Total production of the Metalplane was 29.

Thomas Hamilton already had a national reputation as the manufacturer of wooden propellers when he turned to constructing all metal planes. The Hamilton planes were successful and by the end of 1928 the company had merged with United Aircraft, eventually becoming part of the Boeing Airplane Company. The Milwaukee factory closed in 1929.