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Aircraft and Engine Repair Tools

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For most of their journey, the World fliers had to rely upon themselves for the care and maintenance of their aircraft.

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The aircraft and engine repair tools carried on a World Cruiser. The fliers had to maintain and repair their airplanes themselves with their own tools at crucial moments along their round-the-world flight.

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National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI 83-370).

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SI 83-370
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