RPPC Wreckage Stone's Monoplane International Aviation Meet Chicago, IL107638. A vintage real photo postcard of the wreckage of Arthur Burr Stone's Monoplane at the International Aviation meet in Chicago, Illinois. Two pilots died that day. He was born in 1874. Stone fell into Lake Michigan from a height of 1,000 feet on 17 August 1911.
Stone was test pilot for the. Stone came to Australia in 1912-13 and flew his Bleriot monoplane in exhibitions.
Bert Hinkler became his mechanic. Stone was also a motorcycle wall-of-death rider. Stone also toured New Zealand, and flew at Auckland Domain on 19 April 1913. Five days before the scheduled flight, the American barnstormer, while test flying his Metz-Bleriot at Sunshine, Victoria, suffered a mishap and damaged the plane.
Size: 3.5 inches x 5.5 inches. Condition: Good, minor corner and edge wear, minor creasing at lower right, Unused. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Postcards & Supplies\Postcards\Topographical Postcards".
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