Chief of U.S. Army Air Service, Major General Patrick, stands between Navigator, Lt. Albert F. Hegenberger and Pilot, Lt. Lester J. Maitland as they are about to depart on their record-setting transpacific flight from California to Hawaii. Animation illustrates their route of flight from Oakland Airport to Honolulu,Hawaii, the longest flight ever attempted (2400 miles). Several views of their Fokker C-2 Trimotor aircraft called "Bird of Paradise,"in flight.
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