Poster, India's First Aerial Pageant
Poster, Captain C. D. Barnard presents India's First Aerial Pageant, with passenger flights in the famous monoplane Spider, parachute descents, daring acrobatics by famous pilots, and bombing displays. Showing three aircraft and a parachute above an airfield, with a circular photograph of Barnard in the cockpit.
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John A. Macready
American Flight-Lieutenant J.A. Macready photographed before making an attempt at the altitude record. His outfit is made from wool, leather, fur and down to keep him warm, and he wears an oxygen mask to enable him to breathe at high altitude.
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Charles Augustus Lindbergh
Charles Augustus Lindbergh (1902 1974), American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist. Photographed here on his first Orteig Prize-winning solo non-stop flight on the 2021 May 1927, made from Roosevelt Field located in Garden City on New York's Long Island, Ireland and England then onto Le Bourget Field in Paris, France, the following day, a distance of nearly 3, 600 statute miles (5, 800 km), in the single-seat, single-engine. Date: 1927
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