Collection Item Summary:
Lieutenant Belvin W. Maynard (right), pilot of the General Motors (Fisher) DH-4 "Hello Frisco" (s/n 24113, race no. 31), poses standing on the side of his aircraft with his mechanic Sergeant William E. Kline (left) and Maynard¡s dog Trixie (seated on fuselage behind rear cockpit) during the US Army Air Service¡s First Transcontinental Reliability and Endurance Test. They are seen here at the conclusion of their east-west flight from Roosevelt Field, Mineola, Long Island, New York, to the Presidio, San Francisco, California, on October 11, 1919.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Military
- Air pilots
- Aeronautics - competitions