Port residents the Littys sit on the wing of a Vultee BT13 at the Deer Park Airport (which no longer exists) on Long Island. For more information on the Deer Park Airport, see "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields" (scroll down). Photo from
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,'