The Early Days of Aviation in Grand Rapids

The Early Days of Aviation in Grand Rapids Perch next to the first man to fly over Grand Rapids and share the spine tingling thrills of wing walker Ormer Locklear Learn how barnstormer Fish Hassell led locals to the sky from the shores of Reed

  • Title: The Early Days of Aviation in Grand Rapids
  • Author: Gordon Beld
  • ISBN: 9781609498948
  • Page: 256
  • Format: Paperback
  • Perch next to the first man to fly over Grand Rapids and share the spine tingling thrills of wing walker Ormer Locklear Learn how barnstormer Fish Hassell led locals to the sky from the shores of Reeds Lake and paved the way for a new air route to Europe Be there as helicopters and gliders roll off Grand Rapids assembly lines during World War II Cheer Charles LindberghPerch next to the first man to fly over Grand Rapids and share the spine tingling thrills of wing walker Ormer Locklear Learn how barnstormer Fish Hassell led locals to the sky from the shores of Reeds Lake and paved the way for a new air route to Europe Be there as helicopters and gliders roll off Grand Rapids assembly lines during World War II Cheer Charles Lindbergh as he steps out of the Spirit of St Louis at the old Kent County Airport Ride from Grand Rapids to Detroit on the country s first passenger airline With journalist Gordon Beld as your pilot, you re in for a spectacular aerial view of Grand Rapids aviation.

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    1. A nice picture of an early Grand Rapids. Made me homesick for my hometown. Nice job on the research by Gordon Beld, who lived in my neighborhood at one time. LOts and lots of memories of Romana Park, Reeds Lake and the airport where my uncle flew.

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