Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) "Argos". [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Portuguese Army crew of the Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) "Argos" pose standing with dignitaries on the nose of the aircraft, probably in Portugal prior to their departure on March 7, 1927, on a transatlantic flight across the South Atlantic Ocean from Portuguese Guinea [Guinea-Bissau], Africa, to an island in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago off the coast of Brazil. Pilot Major JosT Manuel Sarmento de Beires is seen at center (fifth from left). Other crew members are not identified but probably include Duvalle Portugal (co-pilot), Jorge de Castilho (navigator) and Manuel Gouveia (mechanic). One-quarter front left side view, close up, of moored aircraft.

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00037168

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