AUBRY GRATTON COLLECTION
No. 11647. Laird Swallow
Photographed at Witchita, Kansas, USA, ca. 1925, via the Kansas Historical Society

Laird Swallow

A view of four new Laird Swallow airplanes parked in a field at 29th and Hillside Streets in Wichita, Kansas. Designed by aviation pioneer Emil Matthew "Matty" Laird (1886-1982), the first Swallow was built for the commercial market in 1920 by Laird Swallow Manufacturing Company of Wichita.

Created October 31, 2012