This seaplane was owned by Ray Profitt, of Ray Profitt Seaplane Base. The photograph was taken by Everitt J. Hehn Insurance, of 51 Main Street in Port Washington, in July 1949. If you're interested in learning more about this aircraft check
Photo from the collection of Allan Litty. For more information about the Piper J-3 see the Wikipedia entry or the Piper Cub Forum website. Allan Litty said: We'd have air shows. Could you imagine today, if someone said 'I'm gonna walk a wing,'
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.