Skip to main content

Image / Endurance Record holding Hunter Brothers with monoplane, Los Angeles, 1930

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Endurance Record holding Hunter Brothers with monoplane, Los Angeles, 1930
Date Created and/or Issued
July 22, 1930
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph published with article: "Flying Hunters Given Welcome, Four Endurance Champions Land at City Airport, Will Make Next Test Flight Here, They Declare, Officials and Large Throng Extend Greetings," Los Angeles Times, 23 Jul. 1930: A1.
Photograph of the "Hunter Brothers", Albert, John, Walter and Kenneth, who, in 1930, set the World Endurance Flight Record of 553 hours, 41 minutes and 30 seconds over Chicago. They visited Los Angeles with their monoplane, City of Chicago, a large yellow and blue Stinson-Detroiter and the refueling ship, Big Ben. Their record was later broken by the Key Brothers.
Text from newspaper caption: Famous Air Quartet Lands Here
Handwritten on negative: [top right] Kenneth Hunter; [bottom right] Walter Hunter; [bottom left] Albert Hunter; [top left] John Hunter.
Text on negative sleeve: Hunter Bros. Aviators, 1930; Kenneth, John, Walter, Albert
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Monoplanes--American--California--Los Angeles
Brothers and sisters
Stunt flying--United States
Hunter, Walter, 1906-1983
Hunter, Albert, 1897-1942
Hunter, John, 1903-1932
Hunter, Kenneth, 1909-1974
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: