|Collection||Harry Porter Collection|
Certificate issued to Harry Porter by the U.S. Department of Commerce granting him permission to operate a primary flying school, an instrument flying school, a commercial flying school, and a flight instructor school. This certificate is Air Agency Certificate #675.
Harry Porter (1894-1987) had a sixty-four year career in aviation. Beginning as an aviation and automobile racing enthusiast, he served in World War I and first flew in 1923. He opened Porter's Flight School at Lovell Field and trained many people, including pilots for World War II. He continued the school until 1967 and at age ninety was considered to be the oldest active pilot in the United States.
|Dates of Creation||January 29, 1947|
|Extent of Description||11.00" x 13.75"|
|Lexicon category||10: Unclassifiable Artifacts|
|Lexicon sub-category||Need to Classify|