Thursday, July 5, 2012

LA Airways

Los Angeles Airways (LAA) was a helicopter airline that was based in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles Airways offered services to area airports as well as Disneyland from Los Angeles International Airport.

Los Angeles Airways helicopter shown landing on the roof of Terminal Annex Postoffice yesterday to inaugurate helicopter air-mail service, the first of its kind in the United States. Two flights daily are planned on this run with another to start Oct. 16. Los Angeles Times Photo - October 2, 1947 (UCLA Archives)

Model of proposed "Los Angeles Airways" helicopter airbus with passenger carrying pod is inspected by Ann Orbeck. The city may get federal funds for a demonstration project to test the skybus between downtown and airport. Los Angeles Times Photo - April 4, 1965 (UCLA Archives)

1 comment:

Major Pepperidge said...

Man, how would you like to have that model? Pretty cool!