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Frank Coffyn and Walter Brookins at an air meet with a Wright transitional aircraft. Brookins appears to be distracted by the photographer while attending to the engine.Walter Brookins (left) and Frank Coffyn prior to takeoff on the beach, Atlantic City.left to right: Frank Coffyn, Duval La Chapelle, Walter Brookins, Roy Knabenshue, Jacques de Lesseps and others at an unidentified air meet.
Walter Brookins (3rd from left), Roy Knabenshue (4th from left), and Glenn Curtiss (wearing inner tube life preserver) with unidentified men at Atlantic City, New Jersey.Walter Brookins descending without power after altitude record flight; Glenn Curtiss in flight behind him.Frank Coffyn posing on an early Wright Model B.
Frank Coffyn standing on hydroaeroplane pontoon with passenger aboard, New York, 1912.Mrs. Frank Coffyn (left) and an unidentified woman posing in an early Wright Model B at an air meet.Walter Brookins flying low toward boardwalk, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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There are several outstanding images in the collection, many of which have never been published. This selection is a sample of some of the more dramatic and intriguing examples.

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