Leon D. Cuddeback and a Swallow biplane of the type he flew on April 6, 1926 on a maiden flight from Pasco, Washington to Boise, Idaho. The flight for Varney Air Lines launched permanent scheduled air service in this country.
An old fashioned stage coach once used to deliver mail from Spokane to Pasco pulls up at the air terminal in Pasco. The nostalgic appearance of the stage coach helped lend a festive air to the early morning departure of Varney Air Lines first...
Militias; Flight crews; Air forces; Aircraft; Airplane engines; Airplanes;
Four members of the Air National Guard dressed in flight gear. The men are standing next to a biplane. Left to right: Lieutenant A. H. Bode, Lieutenant Harold Hansen, Captain William G. Foster, Seargent A. G. Hylent.