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1959 Press Photo Max Conrad Aviator Pilot Chicago - RRX53869

$12.33
AdID: 1236553

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRX53869

Height: 10

Width: 8

Source: Rogers

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Photo measures 10 x 8. Max Conrad takes a look at the 250 horsepower, six cylinder Lycoming engine which is installed in his Piper Comanche.

Maximilien "Max" Conrad, (January 21, 1903 - April 3, 1979 in Summit, New Jersey) known as the "Flying Grandfather", was a record-setting aviator. In the 1950s and 1960s, he set nine official light plane world records, three of which still stand at the end of 2008. For his efforts, he was awarded the Louis Blériot medal in 1952 and the prestigious Harmon Trophy in 1964. Winona Municipal Airport, also known as Max Conrad Field, in Winona County, Minnesota is named in his honor. (Wikipedia)