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In The Beginning, Capital Aviation Corp, Bismarck, N.D.
In The Beginning, Capital Aviation Corp, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleIn The Beginning, Capital Aviation Corp, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1945?
DescriptionA man in a suit and two men in aviator's gear, likely Jack and Robert Watts, hold a sign reading "Fly Capital Aviation Corp rides rentals instruction charter." In the background, an airplane with the registration number NC10800 is visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Airplanes
Air pilots
Signs (Notices)
Personal NameWatts, Robert K., 1917-2010
Watts, Jack W., 1918-1995
Organization NameCapital Aviation
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2003-P-02-001-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryJack and Robert Watts started Capital Aviation after returning to Bismarck in 1945 after serving in World War II. In addition to chartering flights, Capital Aviation was also a Cessna dealership. Their planes were used to fly missions with instruments to confirm oil in the Tioga Basin, and also conducted game counts, grassland surveys, and power line patrols.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionR.K. Watts Photograph Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2003-P-02-001-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2003P020011
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