- Item 22190 - 'Old Glory,' Old Orchard Beach, 1927
- Contributed by Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
- Item 22190
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Old Glory is parked in front of a hangar at the Old Orchard Beach airport on September 6, 1927.Show Details
This Bristol Jupiter Motor 450 HP Fokker Monoplane has a wing spread of 65 feet, carries a total of 1,120 gallons of gas with a loaded weight of 12,500 pounds.
It was piloted by James D. Hill and L. Bertraud and the passenger was newsman Phil Payne.
The plane attempted a transatlantic flight and was lost at sea.