The Flyover, 1933

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Chum’s logbook for September 13, 1933. Note the comment CC for cross country, then the added notation, stunt.

Piloting his Waco C, Chum performed above President Roosevelt’s spectacular National Recovery Act Parade in New York City–the flagship agency of the President’s New Deal.

(Click below for a street level view of the 1933 parade)

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Read River of January, a memoir by Gail Chumbley. Also available on Kindle.

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