Collection Item Summary:
James Ray (left), Sgt. Major Ralph Bottriell (center), and Leslie Irvin (right) stand by a Curtiss JN-4, 1920. Original caption: Pilot Ray, Sergeant Major Bottriell, and Mr. L.L. Irvin, inventor of the Irvin Air Chute, just prior to test of the Irvin Air Chute, which won the Aerial League of America's Aerial Safety trophy for this year at the third Pan-American Aeronautic Congress: the trophy being offered for annual competition.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Curtiss JN-4 (Training plane)