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Title
Dr. Alvin Marks, pilot and owner of Skymark Airlines. Here, Marks waves from the cockpit as he leaves on his 1969 flight
Date Created and/or Issued
1969/04/03
Contributing Institution
Center for Sacramento History
Collection
Center for Sacramento History Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Dr. Alvin Marks, a psychologist in Sacramento, was a pilot and the president of a commuter airline based in Sacramento, Skymark Airlines. He made a record-breaking solo trip around the world in 1969 in his Cessna. Caption: STARTS WORLD FLIGHT.--Dr. Alvin Marks of Sacramento waves from the cockpit as he starts the first leg of his attempt to set an around the world speed record for light aircraft. He hopes to complete the 23,000 mile flight in 15 days. His first stop will be Wichita, Kansas.
Type
Image
Identifier
1497175B-EBC4-4CC8-A37C-166306109559
1983/001/SBPMP05479
Subject
Skymark Airlines
Cessna
Sacramento Executive Airport
Sacramento Metropolitan Airport

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