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Air California was formed in 1965 by a group of Orange County businessmen who recognized a great need to serve the rapidly expanding business communities and population centers of the region with intrastate air service from their local Orange County Airport (later renamed John Wayne Airport). This image was posted on January 20, 2022. #defunctthursday #avgeek #aircal #aircalifornia
#Onthisday in 1889 Lockheed Aircraft Corporation founder Allan Lockheed was born in Fremont, California. This image was posted on January 20, 2022. #avgeek #lockheed #sfhistory #aviationhistory
In 1972, Emilio Pucci (1914–92) designed the “727 Braniff Place Blue Pant Collection” to commemorate the company’s growing fleet of Boeing 727 trijet airliners. This image was posted on January 18, 2022. #flightpatterns #braniff #emiliopucci #pucci #uniform #flightattendant #avgeek
#Onthisday in 1935, Amelia Earhart departed from Honolulu, HI bound for Oakland, CA. This image was posted on January 11, 2022. #ameliaearhart #avgeek #avatrix #womeninaviation #aviationhistory
Today is Pan American Aviation Day. This image was posted on December 17, 2021. #panamericanaviationday #wrightbrothers #wrightflyer #avgeek
Maxine Crookston (1915–2016) was known as “The Voice of San Francisco Airport” from the late 1940s through the 1950s. This image was posted on December 13, 2021. #sfohistory #avgeek #sfo #sfhistory
Each airport around the world is assigned a three-letter IATA (International Air Transport Association) code to make them easily and quickly identifiable. This image was posted on December 06, 2021. #avgeek #sfo #sfohistory
The Hughes H-4 flying boat, also known as the “Spruce Goose,” was designed and built by the Hughes Aircraft Company as an ultra-large, transoceanic military transport for use during World War II. This image was posted on December 01, 2021. #wingwendesday #sprucegoose #avgeek
Can you believe it has been 20 years? This image was posted on December 01, 2021. #avgeek #aviation #twa #otd #aviationhistory
Braniff International Airways declared 1965 as “The End of the Plain Plane” after they hired advertising executive Mary Wells Lawrence (b. This image was posted on November 30, 2021. #flightpatterns #braniff #emiliopucci #pucci #uniform #flightattendant #avgeek #fashion
#Onthisday in 1953, American Airlines introduced the DC-7 as its first non-stop, transcontinental airliner. This image was posted on November 29, 2021. #avgeek #airplane #dc7
The A350 is Airbus’ most recent long-range, wide-body twin-engine jet airliner. This image was posted on November 24, 2021. #wingwednesday #a350 #airbus #avgeek