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Title
The Pabco Flyer, getting ready at Bay Farm Island, Alameda, California, for the 1927 transpacific Dole Air Derby
Date Created and/or Issued
1927/08/17
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Pabco Flyer, getting ready for take-off from Bay Farm Island, Alameda, California, one of eight planes taking off in the ill-fated Dole Air Flight Derby to Hawaii, August 17, 1927. Only two planes made it to Honolulu. The Pabco Flyer, a Breese-Wilde Monoplane, NX646, flown alone by Livingston Gilson Irving, crashed twice on take off. Others crashed, or were lost at sea.
Type
image
Identifier
9797B209-5602-45D7-A62F-634120827227
2003-33-226
Subject
Airplanes--Radio equipment (LCSH)
Airports--California--History (LCSH)
Alameda (Calif.)
Dole Air Derby
Pabco Flyer

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