Schneider-Eddie August 1911-1940b

Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940) was a record holding aviator, he set the junior transcontinental airspeed record in 1930. He fought for the Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War and he died in a plane crash in 1940. (b. October 20, 1911, 2nd Avenue and 17th Street, Manhattan, New York County, New York City, New York, USA - d. December 23, 1940, Deep Creek and Flatbush Avenue, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, Kings County, Long Island, New York City, New York, USA)

Chronological portraitsEdit

1930 Transcontinental Edit

In these images the plane has the Richfield emblem on the engine housing. He generally appears in a white shirt, but a few have him in his double breasted jacket.

1930 National Air Tour Edit

In these images the plane no longer has the Richfield emblem on the engine housing. It has been painted over. He exclusivly appears in his double breasted jacket and has one or two pens in his breast pocket.

1931 National Air Tour Edit

1930 undatedEdit

This iamge was in the scrapbook of Naida Muriel Freudenberg (1915-1998) that was identified by Selma Louise Freudenberg (1921-2009)

Helmet and gogglesEdit




Look Out, Lindbergh - Here I Come Edit

I Break A Record And Have A Swell Time Besides Edit

Congressional reportsEdit


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