Part 1: Mechanic, wing-walker, pilot — the early years
Bernard Harold Pietenpol (1901 – 1984)
Rudolph William Schroeder (1885-1952)
Mary Heidenreich Solbrig, Mechanician (1869-1954)
His aircraft and power plants, Part 2
Around the Rim with Liberty Engines Sgt. Jarosla “Jerry” Dobias
Imagine the Spirit of St. Louis with a cage for a fuelage and a full grown African lion as the passenger. If that conjures up a scenario from a black and white silent film, you would not be far off.