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Photograph was edited for publication purposes The Van Nuys Airport was formerly known as the Van Nuys Metropolitan airport. Photograph article dated August 30, 1946 partially reads, "Thirteen final starters, including three Valleyites and three women, were preparing today to make the takeoff Aug. 30 from Van Nuys Metropolitan airport in the $10,000 Bendix Trophy race to Cleveland. Valleyites on the completed list are Paul Mantz, Burbank and Glendale air service operator; his flying mate, Thomas Mayson, and William P. Lear, teen-age North Hollywood pilot."; See images #00109850 through #00109851 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 20 cm. Photographic prints
00109850 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d010_f26_i9 CARL0005251891 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/45572
Van Nuys Airport Airplane racing--California--Los Angeles Air pilots--United States Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Airplanes--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.) Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs