Here’s Looking at You, Floyd Bennett

New York City’s first municipal airport couldn’t take a bad picture.

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Wiley Post

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Pilot Wiley Post (far right) watches as two mechanics service his Lockheed Model 5B, the Winnie Mae. In 1933, Post set a record in the Winnie Mae, flying around the world in seven days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes.

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