Vintage 1927 Early Bird Aviator Charles W. Myers Monkey Pilot Press Photo

$295.00

Myers, who began to build as early as 1913, seen here as test pilot for Waco Aircraft Company (flying a Waco 10) on the 1927 Ford Reliability Air Tour. Ford was trying to market his air division's Flivver as the everyman's plane, as he had the Model T. Most remarkable is Myers animal friend Whirlwind Jimmy, who is recorded as mascot...

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Myers, who began to build as early as 1913, seen here as test pilot for Waco Aircraft Company (flying a Waco 10) on the 1927 Ford Reliability Air Tour. Ford was trying to market his air division's Flivver as the everyman's plane, as he had the Model T. Most remarkable is Myers animal friend Whirlwind Jimmy, who is recorded as mascot on the plane’s passenger log during this race. 

News wire photo signed Pacific & Atlantic (P&A Photos). May well be unique, no other reference available online. Measures 6.75 x 7.75”, crease top left corner and outline marks.