Aircraft Photo of No Reg | Fowler Gage Tractor | #275339
Registration / Serial:No Reg
Aircraft Original Type:Fowler Gage Tractor
Aircraft Generic Type:Fowler Gage Tractor
Aircraft Version:Fowler Gage Tractor
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles InternationalMap
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KIAD   IATA: IAD   Local: IAD   Other: -
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:9 September 2010
Photo by:Derek Gaynor
Photo ID: 275339
Photo Comment

The 1912 Gage biplane in the NASM collection is referred to as the Fowler-Gage, in recognition of its owner and pilot, Robert G. Fowler. Beginning in October 1912, Fowler made numerous exhibition and passenger flights in California. He made his most famous flight in the airplane in 1913, flying ocean-to-ocean across Panama. With the Gage now on floats, Fowler started his Isthmus of Panama crossing with a takeoff from the Pacific side at 9:45 a.m. on April 27. Nevertheless, he completed the 83 km (52 mi) flight in one hour and 45 minutes. Full details:

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