The Detroit News Lockheed Orion “Early Bird”

$150.00

In Stock

In the 1930’s, the Detroit News pioneered the use of high speed aerial photography with this aircraft named Early Bird. The camera was mounted in a wing pod and controlled by the pilot. After landing at Detroit City Airport, the film would then be rushed to the news building by motorcycle dispatch rider.

Image 11″ x 19″ with 2″ borders. Signed and numbered edition of 150. Printed on watercolor stock.