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World’s First Nautical Landing
Photographer: Unknown Photographer
Taken: January 18, 1911
Caption: World’s First Nautical Landing
Additional Description: “Pennsylvania (Armored Cruiser 4), starboard stern quarter with Eugene P. Ely landing plane on flight deck.” From the National Archives Catalog, General Records of the Department of the Navy. The airplane had a rear-facing propeller.
Submitted: January 12, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Database Locator Identification Number: p460416
File Size: 0.080 Megabytes


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