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NH 72651 Mr. Roscoe Turner watching his plane being refueled at Floyd Bennett Field, New York.

Mr. Roscoe Turner watching his plane being refueled at Floyd Bennett Field, New York.
Title: Mr. Roscoe Turner watching his plane being refueled at Floyd Bennett Field, New York.
Caption: Mr. Roscoe Turner watching his plane being refueled at Floyd Bennett Field, New York, September 1934. He is the man with the mustache wearing a uniform jacket, white flying helmet, and boots, standing with his hands in his pocket. Flying a Wendell-Williams monoplane, he set a record by flying Los Angeles, California to New York City (2600 miles) in 10 hours, 2 minutes, 51 seconds averaging a speed of 250 miles per hour.
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Catalog #: NH 72651
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1930
Before this Year: 1939
Original Medium: BW Photo
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