Wright EX Vin Fiz

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The first crossing of the United States by airplane was achieved by Calbraith Perry Rodgers in 1911. In 1910, famed publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst announced his offer of a $50,000-prize for a U.S. transcontinental flight in thirty days or less. Rodgers' Wright EX biplane was named the Vin Fiz after his sponsor's grape soda product

Created:

09/25/2017 1:01

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

A19340060000-NASM2018-10789

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Public Domain

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