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Shows El Encanto monoplane on runway, spectators in background. Caption below reads: "Plane, rebuilt from an old Navy Vought; Entered by, Norman A. Goddard; Pilot, N.A. Goddard; Navigator, Lieut. K. Hawkins; Wing spread, 42 1/2 ft.; Gas capacity, 360." 2009-0683. James D. Dole put up prize money for first planes to cross from the mainland to Honolulu. On Aug. 26th, 1927, eight planes (Dolebirds) left Oakland for what became the Dole Air Race – Golden Eagle, Aloha, Woolaroc, Miss Doran, Oklahoma, Dallas Spirit, El Encanto, Pabco Flyer.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.
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