Billy Bomar Hanging by His Hands, c. 1925
Typical of the air thrills at the time is Billy Bomar hanging by his hands from a strut of a New Standard over Manhattan. Photo from the collection of Frank Strnad.
Wing Walkers on a Waco 10, 1929
For women as much as men, the lure of flight was potent. Miss Ova Kinney, on left, is one of two wing walkers on a Waco 10 flown by Paul Rizzo over Barren Island Airport, now part of the Gateway