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Wiley Post Route Map Section, Around-the-World Solo Flight

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Creator:
Post, Wiley, 1898-1935.  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Maps
Date:
bulk 1933
Scope and Contents:
In 1933, Wiley Post became the first man to fly solo around the world, making the trip in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes. Lieutenant J. F. Gillon "voluntarily assisted many of the prominent fliers in plotting their courses." After his successful flight, Post returned the map section to Gillon the as a memento.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection consists of a 6.5 x 7 inch, linen-backed map section of the Buffalo, NY region, with route and degrees marked in red ink.
Provenance:
J. F. Gillon, Gift, 1933
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Flights around the world  Search this
Endurance flights  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Wiley Post Route Map Section, Around-the-World Solo Flight, Accession XXXX-1006, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1006
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-1006