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The Vin Fiz--First U.S. Transcontinental Flight

Cal Rodgers

Cal Rodgers

Credit - Wright State University

Vin Fiz before takeoff

Vin Fiz before takeoff

Credit - (c) 2002 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg A-11948)

Cal Rodgers departs from Sheepshead Bay

Cal Rodgers departs from Sheepshead Bay

Credit - Wright State University

Vin Fiz crash

Vin Fiz crash

Credit - Courtesy of Aerofiles

Vin Fiz poster with route

Vin Fiz poster with route

Credit - Wright State University

Another Vin Fiz crash

Another Vin Fiz crash

Credit - (c) 2002 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. A-11948)

Vin Fiz special train

Vin Fiz special train

Credit - Wright State University

Vin Fiz goes into water at Long Beach, CA

Vin Fiz goes into water at Long Beach, CA

Credit - Wright State University

Final Vin Fiz crash

Final Vin Fiz crash

Credit - Courtesy of Aerofiles

   
 



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