Hands Across The Nation by Bill Alley

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Reproduced with permission of the author.

Depicted above: “Memento of the Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Stop-Over, CUB HAVEN Airport, May 26-27, 1949

Courtesy of the City of Lock Haven and Piper Aircraft Corporation.”

Details the week-long journey of a squadron of almost sixty private aircraft accompanied by a United States Air Force C-47 as they make a trip from Portland, OR to Portland, ME. This tour was boasted to be one of the most ambitious trips of its kind to ever be attempted, the first ever to go from Astoria to the Atlantic and back. 

 

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