Thursday, April 3, 2008

Eighteen-Year-Old Farnum Fish Starting With Passenger -- April 3, 2008

Aviator Farnum T Fish in his Wright biplane. "Fish carried a passenger during the entire time he was in the air in the afternoon, saying: 'When I go up I like to have somebody to talk to.' Fish carries passengers as a matter of course and not as a special stunt. He is as matter of fact about it as if driving an automobile." reports that he went on to fly in Mexico during the Revolution and lived until 1978.

This photo is from Aero and Hydro: America's Aviation Weekly, 03-February-1912.

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