Wiseman-Cooke Aircraft

Wiseman-Cooke Aircraft

In May 1910, as the first Wiseman airplane was being tested, construction started on a second aircraft. Wiseman made all his significant exhibition flights using this airplane, including the first air mail flight officially sanctioned by a U.S. post office, from Petaluma to Santa Rosa, California, in February 1911.

The Wiseman-Cooke Aircraft is on display at the National Postal Museum.

  • WEB11766-2011

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