Chinese Aviatrix: 1939

Chinese Aviatrix: 1939

Chinese Aviatrix receives gift of new plane from Col. Roscoe Turner. Washington, D.C., 1939. Colonel Roscoe Turner, winner of speed trophies in the air, dropped down to Washington Airport today with a red high wing monoplane which he presented to the friends of New China, represented by Miss Hilda Yen, Chinese Aviatrix. The plane, 'the Spirit of New China', was built by the Porterfield factory. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Old photographs provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.