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Photograph of JR-1B mail airplane designed by the Standard Aircraft Corporation

Description:

In 1918 the Standard Aircraft Corporation of Plainfield, New Jersey, redesigned six of their 1918 E-4 airplanes for airmail service, fitting them with 150-horsepower Hispano-Suiza engines and longer top wings. The redesigned aircraft were purchased by the Post Office Department. Airmail pilot Max Miller painted a U.S. mailbag on the side of this airplane, numbered 1.

National Postal Museum, Benjamin Lipsner Collection

Photographer: Unknown

Date:
1920s
Medium:
paper; photo-emulsion
Museum ID:
A.2008-4
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Benjamin Lipsner Collection
Photographer: Unknown

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