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The following people were involved with preparation for the transatlantic flight:
D. A. Doc Shannon, described in the newspaper as a "Detroit auto expert"
James Weddle, from Philadelphia, PA
Charles Deland, of Cincinnati, Ohio. Possibly employed with Aeronca
J. Keith Davis of Boston with Inter-City Airlines, may have given Smith a revolver before flight
Joe Umek, Resident of Detroit, flew with Tommy when they worked for an airline, former police reporter in Detroit
Charles A Zweng, Tommy's navigational advisor
Collins Smith, Tommy's brother