May 10, 1961

1961: Flying a Convair B-58 Hustler, Maj Elmer Murphy, Maj Eugene Moses, and 1Lt David Dickerson averaged 1302.07 mph for the prerequisite 30 minutes over a 669.4 miles course, guided by their AN/ASQ-42V system. This gave the USAF permanent possession of the Bleriot Cup given by the Aero Club of France. (USAF Art Program)