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Pioneer aviator Carl Ben Eielson
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Eielson stands at the cockpit of his De Havilland biplane
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Carl Ben Eielson tunes up his engine
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Noel Wien made the first flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks
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Noel Wien made the first commercial flight to Nome
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Fairbanks mayor Dr. F. Dela Vergne hands pilot Noel Wien a letter
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First nonstop flight from Seattle to Alaska
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Wien Airlines, the first airline in Alaska
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The first flight across the Arctic Circle in Alaska
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Pan American Airways carried the mail for the first "official" airmail flight
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Ladd Field in Fairbanks
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Northern Consolidated Airlines plane
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Wien Consolidated Airlines flew its first Boeing 737

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