Misawa Photos

Miss Veedol makes commemorative flight over Misawa

MISAWA, Japan (Aug. 18, 2011) - A replica of Miss Veedol taxis away from the Misawa Air Museum as it prepares for a demonstration flight in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the first nonstop transpacific flight. Miss Veedol, a 1931 Bellanca Skyrocket J-400, departing from Misawa and landing in East Wenatchee Wash., was the first aircraft to fly across the Pacific Ocean nonstop. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Matthew M. Bradley/Released)

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