International Airmail Service between Canada and United States of America…

The first international airmail service between Seattle, WA, USA, and Victoria, British Colombia, Canada, a 74 mile (118 km) trip by air, was on March 3rd, 1919. On board with the airmail was Edward Hubbard, an American Pilot and entrepreneur of Hubbard Air Service, as well as William Edward Boeing, an airplane Designer. Hubbard flew his Boeing Type C open cockpit biplane with pontoons to deliver the airmail to Victoria.

Then on October 14th, 1920 Hubbard Air Service received the contract to deliver airmail, and continued to be contracted until June 30th, 1937.

Edward Hubbard, Pilot and entrepreneur of Hubbard Air Service and William Edward Boeing, Airplane Designer

Date:
      March 3rd, 1919
Name(s)/Occupation:
     Edward Hubbard, Pilot and entrepreneur of Hubbard Air Service
      William Edward Boeing, Airplane Designer
Location:
      Seattle, WA, USA
      Victoria, British Colombia, Canada
Craft:
      Boeing Type C open cockpit biplane with pontoons

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