The Vin Fiz Crosses America
Scenes from Cal Rodgers’ first transcontinental flight in 1911.
- By Linda Shiner
- AirSpaceMag.com, September 19, 2011
Charles Wiggin Collection
On occasion, the airplane had to be transported overland from whatever cow pasture or baseball field Rodgers had landed in. Local citizens were always willing to lend a hand; sometimes the Palmer-Singer car was employed as a tow truck.