Wings Over Washington
In more innocent times, it was okay to buzz the Capitol.
- By Roger Mola
- AirSpaceMag.com, July 01, 2011
Library of Congress
A crowd awaits Lincoln Beachey near the Capitol's eastern steps in 1913. A well known daredevil airman, Beachey had flown a route along the National Mall and around Capitol Hill to demonstrate a specially-built Curtiss airplane proposed for the U.S. Army.