Expeditionary Artifacts in the Richard E. Byrd Papers: Aircraft License for William Horlick Condor
Aircraft License for William Horlick Condor
Location of original media:
Richard E. Byrd Papers, Box 475, Folder 61, Item 1, 054-0.8-3
4.5" x 6.5"
This license is from the Department of Commerce and validates the Curtiss-Wright Condor T-32-S twin engine aircraft. It is a restricted license, to be used for exploration purposes only. It is believed to be for the William Horlick because it was the only twin-engine plane on the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition. This license states that there are 2 Cyclone Engines (710 HP).