Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Stan Hubbard Sr.
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Stan Hubbard started flying in 1916 and became active in it after World War I. He started the first commercial airline in the U.S., and later founded radio and television stations in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Types of aircraft in the 1920s. Founding the first commercial airline in 1919. Trying to start a national airline service. An anecdote about German aircraft attached to submarines. The start and finish of the Aero Club. Starting the Metropolitan Airports Commission. Early licensing. Use of aircraft in news reporting. Using helio aircraft for newsgathering. Anecdote about flying vs. driving to Chicago in the 1920s. A Lindbergh/Holman story. Early navigation problems. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Ends abruptly.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
25 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Hubbard, Stanley E. Sr.
Interviewer: Holey, George
Dates Creation: 09/17/1979
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 101
Accession Number AV1992.88.11
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project'

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