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).
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Each airport around the world is assigned a three-letter IATA (International Air Transport Association) code to make them easily and quickly identifiable.
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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.
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