(Newman Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans)

Early Flight in Louisiana

A new book documents the barnstormers, aircraft designers, and airline entrepreneurs who made their mark in the deep South.

VIPs Only

Using amphibious aircraft, the Wedell-Williams Air Service in Patterson, Louisiana, offered charter flights to Grand Isle for executive fishing trips and private VIP getaways.

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