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Capt. Albert Stevens' and Capt. Orvil Anderson's world altitude record stood for 20 years.
A World Cruiser Cockpit
The technology of blind flying--standard flight instruments and a new innovation.
Advertisement for the Piper Cub
The sturdy steel-tube E-2 Cub had four instruments, a fuel gauge and sold for $1,325.
Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan in Puerto Rico
Fred Noonan climbs into the Electra where he usually sat in the back and communicated with Earhart via notes fastened to a fishing line.
Autogiro Company of America AC-35
Developed for a Department of Commerce competition to create an aerial "Model T," the innovative two-seat AC-35 Autogiro could takeoff and land in 52 m (173 ft)
The Beech Staggerwing had classic styling and sold well despite it expensive pricetag.