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Wark, Bob


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Information Files - W

Scope and Contents Individuals whose names begin with W: Wackett, Lawrence, Sir [Director, Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation] "Some Experiences of a Pioneer in the Aircraft Industry in Australia." Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society, May 1959. Waddell, Jack [Boeing engineering test pilot] "Getting Ready for the Big One," Boeing magazine, December 1968 Wade,...

Tacoma to Tokyo Fokker C.IVa Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2023-10-17
Contents of the Collection The Tacoma to Tokyo Fokker C.IVa Photographs contains two black-and-white photographs depicting a 1923 Fokker C.IVa airplane used by Robert "Bob" Wark and Eddie Brown in an attempt to fly from Tacoma, Washington to Tokyo, Japan for a contest sponsored by the Seattle Star. It is likely these photographs were taken in Tacoma, Washington. The men modified the aircraft for long-distance travel, including removing the passenger seats and addition of a...

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