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Musick--air pioneer : map of around-the-world commercial airline
This map shows a proposed around-the-world aerial route. A dashed line indicates an eastward London to Auckland, New Zealand route (via southern Europe – Asia – Australia) that was to be flown by British airlines. A solid line indicates a westward Southampton, England to Auckland (via the Atlantic Ocean – North America – Hawaii – South Pacific) to be flown by American airlines. A Templar’s cross marks where the Sikorsky S-42 flying boat piloted by Pam American Airways’’ Chief Pilot Edwin C. Musick crashed off Pago Pago, Samoa.
7.8 x 18 cm
black and white
- still image
- These materials are either in the public domain, according to U.S. copyright law, or permission has been obtained from rights owners. The digital version and supplementary materials are available for all educational uses worldwide.
- The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection
- Chicago Sunday Tribune (February 20, 1938), p. 11
- Chicago Tribune (Firm). London Bureau