Collection Item Summary:
Holger Hojriis (left) shaking hands with Otto Hillig in front of the Bellanca J-300 "Liberty" used on their transatlantic flight from Newfoundland to Copenhagen, June 24-25, 1931. The plane was later sold to Benjamin and Joseph Adamowicz, renamed "Warsaw", and used on their New York - Warsaw flight of 1934 (r/n NR 797W). The original photograph is signed "To Joe and Benny With happy Landings O. W. Hillig".
Collection Item Long Description:
- Transatlantic flights
- Air pilots