November 2, 2012

Hubert Latham

Sometimes, when you attempt to become the first person to cross the English Channel in a plane, you instead become the first person to land a plane on a body of water. Both of these can be successes.

 Over the English Channel 
from MetroPostcard


Ms. Moon said...

What an incredible photograph!

downtown guy said...

Can you imagine being there?

May said...

That is a wonderful and true thought. This made me think of Lincoln Beachey. Have you ever looked him up?

downtown guy said...

No, but I just did. Master Birdman indeed.

May said...

Only I can loop the loop!