Port Washington Aviation History

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Greetings from Port Washington, L.I.

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Republic Aviation F-84F Thunderstreak Postcard

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REPUBLIC’S F-84F Thunderstreak fighter-bomber.  Armed with six .50 caliber guns and more than 6,000 pounds of external armament.  Carries nuclear weapons.  Powered by J-65 turbojet engine with 7,200 pounds of thrust.  Speeds over 650 mph.  Set U. S. transcontinental speed record and world’s non-stop jet fighter distance record.  Serves USAF and NATO air forces.

REPUBLIC AVIATION CORPORATION, Farmingdale, L. I., N. Y.

The aircraft was in production from 1952-1957.  For more information, see the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s webpage about it.

Pan American Document Describing Port Washington Airport, 1937

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PORT WASHINGTON, U.S.A.                   PAA AIRPORT NO. B-335-4

REMARKS: Station operated by Pan American Airways – At present used as port of entry for U.S.A.-Bermuda services by Pan American Airways & Imperial Airways -

Image from the Pan American World Airways, Inc. Records, Archives and Special Collections Department at the University of Miami.

Miscellaneous Business Cards

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General Airplane Service – A. Bilgrenbuscard_Bilgren

Aeronca – Jackson Flying Service, Memership Card [FRONT]

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Aeronca – Jackson Flying Service, Memership Card [BACK]

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Roosevelt Aviation School Inc. – Bob Fraser

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Frank Steinman

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Roy Munoz

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August Lauer presents “Materialistic Angel Wings” [FRONT]

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Auguste Lauer presents “Materialistic Angel Wings” [BACK]

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Allen M. Hull – Representing the Taylor Club

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Pan American Annual Report Cover, 1942

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