|Roscoe Turner (September 29, 1895 – June 23, 1970)|
Record-setting aviator and three-time winner of the Thompson Trophy
Photographed on May 4, 1934
This air racer was sponsored by Heinz 57 (painted on the fuselage), which was a well-known Pittsburgh, PA company. Turner is wearing his standard uniform: blue coat, wings of his own design and parachute. This photograph was taken prior to Turner winning the 1934 Thompson Trophy.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Friday, May 4, 1934
Walked to school and home with Pauline and Ruth Ray. Picnic tomorrow.