Aircraft Photo of NC268 | Boeing 40A | Boeing Air Transport | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NC268
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 40
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 40
Aircraft Version:Boeing 40A
Operator / Titles:Boeing Air Transport
C/n (msn):879
Location
City / Airport:Seattle - Boeing Field / King County InternationalMap
Region / Country:Washington, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KBFI   IATA: BFI   Local: BFI   Other: -
 
Photo Date:25 May 1927
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 7978
Photo Comment

This was the first Boeing Model 40A which made its maiden flight on 20 May 1927. Delivered to Boeing Air Transport for operation on their airmail routes. Two passengers sat in the enclosed cabin in front of the pilot. Powered by a P&W R-1340 Wasp of 420 h.p. From Boeing 60 years ago.

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