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The airplane seen at the beginning of the film is a 1929 Lockheed Vega 5C, registration NC48M. It was owned by Paul Mantz, who supplied aviation services to the motion picture industry for decades. This plane can also be seen in Wings in the Dark (1935).
It's a government plane!
When Frank Barden grabs the newspaper from Harry Morgan, he has a cigarette in his left hand. But on the next immediate cut, he is now holding the cigarette with his right hand. Then on the immediate cut after that, he is back to holding it with his left hand.