Rust and Grease Grandpa’s Shop was a blog-post I found a couple of years ago. Apparently the blog owner was the grandson. I have attempted to contact the owner, but have had no luck. The grandfather had an automotive repair shop in West Philadelphia in the 1930’s. His name was George K. Jehanian. It also … Read more George K. Jehanian (looking for information)
This photograph came from “Brownsville Station” Facebook site. Their caption read: 1931 “1921 “Learn to fly for $100 (11 hours) in the New Curtiss Wright Junior. Rides $1.00. Les Mauldin – Brownsville Airport’ written on a custom-made spare tire cover; his daughter Junita on bumper. Photo taken in McAllen Texas. Thanks,,,,, Randy
Here we go with the next mystery. This one is in the form of a question: “What major airline operating today (although merged with another air-carrier and now uses the other carrier’s name), once owned and operated a Curtiss Wright Junior CW-1. Don’t just guess, but have a rationale for the choice you make. Email me at … Read more Mystery 9
Below is a portion of an email I received from Chris Harbourt. Hi Randy, Great website! I have a picture of my grandfather Leonard DeLalio on Long Island NY when he was the owner of this plane as a youth maybe 16ish. Attached a photo and a picture of a model he made of the plane … Read more N11810 — This is an Interesting Story!
It is about time, Randy. I have promised to update the website and add additional information. I am now using a new theme and page builder. I am trying to bring some color into this sites life. The major change that you will see is in the “All Aircraft” dropdown. I divided the aircraft into … Read more It is about time