Permalink: http://www.boeingimages.com/archive/Cloudster-on-Tarmac-2F3XC544WW9.htmlCopyright © Boeing. All Rights Reserved.View Photo/Video onlyConceptually similarCloudster AssemblyDouglas Cloudster on the GroundChildren with CloudsterDrafting the CloudsterCloudster on GroundCloudster C-1 on GroundDouglas Cloudster on GroundDonald W. Douglas Sr with the Cloudster IIModel 40Y Special Order Model 40View AllView more with similar tones Cloudster on TarmacBuy A Print or License This PhotoWhat Type of Order?Usage:The Cloudster was the first Douglas product. It was also the first airplane in history to airlift a useful load exceeding its own weight. The strut-braced wood, wire and doped-cloth (glue-covered) biplane was powered by a World War I surplus 400-hp Liberty engine. David R. Davis funded the establishment of the Davis Douglas Co. to build an airplane that would make the first nonstop flight across the country.BI225081 (97g05225)Maximum size:5715px × 3292px (~53 MB)19.0in × 10.9in (300dpi)License type:Rights ManagedKeywords:1920s-adults-airplanes-biplanes-Cloudster-commercial-commercial passenger planes-day-exteriors-full body views-ground crews-ground shots-historic production status-inspecting-male-one of a kind aircraft-other livery-passengers and travelers-photos-propeller planes-right side views-several/groups-shadows-sunshine-tarmac-vintage / retroRelated Photo/Videos:View AllRelated Virtual folders:Notable 'Firsts'