Capt. Charles F. Banfe with gifts presented by the Tourist Organization of Thailand.
L. to R: Col. Chalermchai Charuvastr, Capt. Banfe, Mrs. Lada Charuvastr, and Mom Rajawong Thipawena Nitipon. The gifts are presented to Hawaii's Gov. William F. Quinn and Capt. Banfe.
Banfe (1917-2000) was on a solo flight around the world to celebrate Hawaiian statehood and promote tourism, completed in 8 days.