NR118W Richmond Virginia at Burbank on 21 July 1930.
“The specially built
Lockheed Sirius plane in which George Hutchinson will attempt to beat
Lindy’s time to Paris. Burbank, Calif...With every line bespeaking
of grace, power and endurance this Lockheed Sirius plane is shown
before going aloft on it’s first test flight. George Hutchinson, famous
American ace, intends using the ‘Flying Gas-tank’ in an effort to
beat Col. Lindbergh’s time from New York to Paris.” (July 21, 1930)