H96.1.1903

10-Aug-27
7 in HIGH x 5 in WIDE
(17.78 cm HIGH x 12.70 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers
H96.1.1903


Typed paper attached to the back, "Watch your credit-- 'P & A Photos' SF6993 -- (San Francisco Bureau). Honolulu Planes Undergoing Tests for Hopoff. Representatives of the U.S. government at Mills Field, San Francisco and at the Bay Farm Island Airport, Oakland, have been testing the fitness of the pilots, navigators and ships entered in the Dole Flight to Honolulu. At the present time it looks as if the ships will be ready to hop off at noon Aug. 12. Photo shows a closeup of Lt. N.A. Goddard who will pilot the 'El Encanto.' (SF-FM 3) 8-10-27." Photo shows Goddard wearing a leather jacket over his clothes posing next to the engine of this plane. See H96.1.1880 for information on the Dole Race and on the El Encanto.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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