'Capt. O. C. 'Boots' LeBoutillier, Flight Leader of 209 Squadron R.A.F., after combat with the Flying Circus, making a pass over the crashed triplane of Baron Manfred Von Richthofen along the Bray-Corbie Road, Somme Valley, France, Sunday, April 21, 1918. (poster)

First Edition. Trade Paperback. Item #272938
ISBN: 281AIB1053315

Poster, oblong format 25.4 x 19.4 inches, printed in color on heavy paper. Capt. O. C. LeBoutillier (1894-1983) was an American aviator and WWI flying ace who served with the British Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Air Force. He trained at the Wright Brothers Flying School in Mineola, New York. He gave Amelia Earhart her first lesson in a twin-engined aircraft. Robert Easton was an original member of the 'Quiz Kids' with avaition his special interest. He went on to a long and successful acting career and even more successful career as a voice coach for many Hollywood actors. Inscribed by LeBoutillier: 'To Robert Easton 'The Aviation Quiz Kid' Best Wishes. Capt. O. C. LeBoutillier, 209 Squadron. R.A.F.' First edition (first printing). Near fine copy. Stain in upper margin that can be matted out.

Price: $100.00

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