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Model of Plane Army will Fly Round the World
Text on verso: 'Army officers gave all practical planes for the proposed round the world flight a careful study before picking one for the project. Photo shows from left to right, Captain Street, who headed the American fliers on their flight to Alaska and return, Col. Kilner, Lieut. Wade, Major Rader, and Gen. Patrick who are all examining the model of the Douglas Cruiser plane that will be used in the flight. On the table are models of the well-known French heliocopter which has just established a record for that type of machine, and a Martin Bomber which was at first chosen for the flight but later rejected on account of having twin motors which would probably cause trouble.'
Du Pont, Lammot, 1909-1964
Pacific & Atlantic Photos, Inc.
Airplanes--ModelsTranscontinental flightsAir pilots
1 photographic print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360)
Round the World Flights, Folder 261-290
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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