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AirMail100 Centennial Flights Project to Retrace Post Office Airmail Route on 10 …

For Immediate Release Omaha, NE (8 June 2020) 100 years ago this coming September, the U.S. Post Office launched its riskiest gambit yet: fly the mail coast-to-coast from Long Island, NY to San Francisco Bay in surplus WWI biplanes that lacked even the most rudimentary navigation and blind-flying instruments. The pilots, made up mostly of former Army Air Service instructors, had only two guides; their compass and the railroad

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