Press Photo., Tokyo to London Record Flight - 1937

23-P-334

Regular price $25.00

Original real press photo, 8x10".  Lengthy press release on the back introduces pilot Masaaki Iinuma (left) and radio operator Kenji Tsukagoshi who completed a record 3-day, 22-hour, 18-min flight Tokyo to London.  Here they are greeted in France at Le Bourget after making a short hop from London.  (Note the name of their aircraft, "Kamikaze", prophetic four years later!) Release is dated 9 Apr 1937.  Excellent condition.