Boeing 247D "Warner Bros. Comet"; Turner, Roscoe (Colonel); Young, Don; Pangborn, Clyde Edward; Events, 1934, Flights, Long Distance, Races, MacRobertson Trophy Race (England to Australia). [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

One-half right front view of the Boeing 247D "Warner Bros. Comet" (r/n NR-257Y) on the ground at Heston Airport, outside of London, England, prior to the MacRobertson Trophy Race, October 1934. Posed standing in front of the nose, left to right: Col. Roscoe Turner, Don Young and Clyde Pangborn.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics - competitions
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics

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