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
On March 22, 1922, Lawrence Sperry landed on the steps of the Capitol in his 20-foot-wingspan “Flivver.” Two years later Sperry predicted the era of $150 airplanes, which would fly on a thimble full of gas.