Top: (l-r) Malcolm Hill, Ralph Ciminera, Earl Da Costa, Gerald Biddle Middle: (l-r) Tommy Dumpson, Wilbur Lewis, Carl Held, Donald Hansen, Lindsay Wiles, Henry Baginski Bottom: (l-r) Jean Kelly, Joan Curtin, Wilma Noga, Helena Jenkins, Gloria Veit, Rita Karemski, Carolyn Gaeta, Francis
Click on any of the images to enlarge. General Airplane Service - A. Bilgren Aeronca - Jackson Flying Service, Memership Card [FRONT] Aeronca - Jackson Flying Service, Memership Card [BACK] Roosevelt Aviation School Inc. - Bob Fraser Frank Steinman Roy Munoz August Lauer presents "Materialistic Angel Wings"
Local resident John Philip Sousa, the "march king," composed "The Aviators March" in 1932 to celebrate the local citizen's role in an exciting new era of technology and hope fo the future. The sheet music was published by the Theodore Presser
(l. to r.) Al Meadows, John Martin, Bob Leib, Edward Harrington in front of American Eagle with OX-5 engine. Photo from the collection of Edward Harrington.
Photo from the Pan American World Airways, Inc. Records, Archives and Special Collections Department, Otto G. Richter Library, University of Miami.
Caption reads: "Dixie Clipper completes first transatlantic passenger flight / New York to Lisbon, Portugal, June 29, 1939 / Boeing B-314". This flight had left from Port Washington the day before, captained by R. O. D. Sullivan, with 22 passengers on
Responding to a high volume of orders from the US government, the Republic Aviation Corporation opened a plant in Port Washington in 1951 to manufacture wings for its F84F Thunderstreak and RF-84F and F-105 jet fighter bombers. Employing over 3,000