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MAPS OF THE CANADIAN
FLIGHT PLAN


Maps scanned from the USAF Global Navigation and Planning Chart - 1958
Compiled by Giorgio Zanetti - March 7, 2002

The above image of the S-55 (flipped horizontally) was scanned from
"CONQUEROS OF THE AIR" by Heiner Emde, EDITA, LAUSANNE, 1968

TUESDAY MAY 17 1927
First section of the flight from Chicago to Montreal via Niagara Falls.

map Chicago to Montreal

The yellow dot indicates the area of Stoney Point; first stop to fill up with water. The blue dot indicates the area of Port Rowan, Ontario, where De Pinedo and his crew stopped to repair the radiator; this was their first stop on Canadian soil.

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TUESDAY MAY 17 1927
Second section of the flight from Chicago to Montreal via Niagara Falls.

second map Chicago to Montreal

The green dot indicates the location of Kingston, Ontario.

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WEDNESDAY MAY 18 & THURSDAY MAY 19 1927
Section of the flight from Montreal to Shippegan

map Montreal to Shippegan

The yellow line indicates the area in the vicinity of Tadoussac (On the north shore at the confluence of the Saguenay river with the St. Lawrence) where De Pinedo had to turn back to Quebec City.
The blue dot indicates Rimouski, where he stopped to get weather information.
To the right of Rimouski the map indicates an elevation of 906 meters (2975 feet) possibly where he almost hit a mountain.

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FRIDAY MAY 20 1927
Section of the flight from Shippegan to Trepassey Bay.

map Shippegan to Trepassey Bay

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