Youngest Aviatrix Photo - Betty Lou Coupe, 1927


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Official news release 8x10" b&w photo with typed explanatory text pasted to reverse. Betty Lou Coupe, 9 yrs old, is billed as the youngest girl to successfully fly an airplane. The photo shows her getting some instruction on the engine of a JN-4 from Ray J. Solomon, her teacher. Reverse of the photo carries the extensive story along with the rubber stamp: "N.E.A./Oct 8, 1927". Very good condition.