Wiley Post and Winnie Mae

Wiley Post and Winnie Mae

Wiley Post flew his Winnie Mae around the world July 15-22, 1933, becoming the first person to do so solo.

 Lockheed Model 5B Vega "Winnie Mae" (r/n NR-105-W) with Wiley Post posed standing under wing; Floyd Bennett Field, Long Island, New York, June 19, 1933. Hangar No. 7 visible in left background.

Photo by Rudy Arnold, Archives reference number XXXX-0356_2002-17266


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  • Source: National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Rudy Arnold
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