Thursday, September 28, 2017

Visiting the President

Howard Mansfield, Skylark, The life, lies and inventions of Harry Atwood. University Press of New England 1999
Early aviation sensation Harry Atwood taking off from the south lawn of the White House in his Burgess-Wright Model F after visiting President Taft. July 14 1911.
 Atwood had just flown a record distance from New York to Washington. The trip had taken 10 days and 2 airplanes to complete.

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