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PILOT STORIES: Winslow, Burr H.

Air Mail Service Began: September 22, 1920
Air Mail Service Ended: June 30, 1927
Total Hours Flown: 2885.57
Total Miles Flown: 256,553
Assignments: College Park, Maryland
  October 16, 1920 – Chicago. Illinois
  February 1, 1921 – St. Louis, Missouri
  July 1, 1921 – Cheyenne, Wyoming
  July 16, 1921 – Rock Springs, Wyoming
  October 9, 1921 – Chicago, Illinois
  January 1, 1922 – San Francisco, California
  May 1, 1925 – Concord, California

On August 21, 1923, Burr Winslow flew on the first coast-to-coast experimental day and night airmail service, carrying the mail from San Francisco to Reno. He carried the mail from San Francisco to Reno. Winslow took off from Crisey Field in California at 5:50 a.m., landing in Reno with 64 pounds of first-class mail at 7:46 a.m.

Winslow as a contract pilot  
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(top left) Winslow as a contract pilot
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