RACE WINNER AND PAN AMERICAN CHIEF PILOT SIGNED COVER! Basil L. Rowe. Signed air mail cover with a charming cachet featuring an early Sikorsky high-wing seaplane �First Flight Air Mail MiamiCentral America F.A.M. Route 5�, dated 1929. (1896- ). USAS (1917-19); barnstormer, The Rowe Fliers (1919-26); Chamberlain-Rowe Co., rebuilding and sale of USN and USAS aircraft (1923); first place in the National Air Races Free-For-All in a Thomas-Morse S-4E Space Eater with an Aeromarine V-8 engine, at Mitchell Field NY (1925); Rowe Flyers, barnstorming throughout the U. S. (1919-26); barnstormed in the West Indies and Carribean, flew the Santa Maria in the Caribbean and formed West Indian Aerial Express Co., which was absorbed by Pan American Airways in 1928 (1926-28); won the BBT trophy at Philadelphia in the same plane (1927); Pan American Airways captain and chief pilot ofthe Marine Division; acted as Charles A. Lindbergh's copilot on the maiden Miami-Panama Canal flight of the Sikorsky S-40 "Ocean Airliner"; Pan American Chief Pilot. A-2078 A-2078-Please check my FEEDBACK regarding fast and well-packed shipments.
The items I'm selling on eBay are from my own collection that I've been selling since my retirement. All autographs will be mailed by First Class Mail with Delivery Confirmation. Larger items will be mailed by appropriate... read more