Photograph of airmail pilot Ira Biffle
Airmail pilot Ira Biffle posing in winter flight gear leaning on his airplane in Chicago, Illinois. Biffle served as an airmail pilot for the Post Office Department from 1918-1919 and 1923-1927. In 1922, while serving as a flying instructor in Lincoln, Nebraska, Biffle taught flying to a lanky young man named Charles Lindbergh.
Photographer: E. J. Pearson