Air International 1985-10
??? - Watsonville Comes of Age /Veteran & Vintage/
The oldest aircraft at Watsonville was this 90 per cent original Curtiss JN-4, owned by Jim Nissen. Flown in April 1976 after a six-year restoration, it has completed 270 hrs since then.
One of the few European aircraft present was this Stampe SV-4C, "Chinatown"
A Monocoupe 110 powered by a 125 hp Warner engine and restored by Ted and Betty Hendrickson of Snohomish, near Seattle.
An immaculate Stinson 108-3, restored by Ken Brock.
Another old-timer on show was the 1929 Davis D1W owned by Roy Moore, winner of the Angeles Antiquers award for the best aircraft. All aircraft over 50 years old also were awarded a medallion. Built at Richmond, Indiana, this D1W has a Warner engine.
Only three Harlow PJC-2s survive of 12 built in 1940.