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Go whale watching in a boat and you’ll see spouts and maybe flukes. Fly with us and you’ll see whales!
The best view of the world famous Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. Breathtaking view, and then you also get to fly along the beach.
The tachometer in our bird is original equipment, and the same as the one used by Charles Lindbergh when he flew across the pond. The classic art deco Travel Air Manufacturing Company logo is silk screened on the face for all to see. It reminds us, every time we set the power, that we’re really flying a time machine, an exquisite historic artifact from the past.
Dirt to port, water to starboard? Then you’re headed south (in California, that is.)
In an earlier life, our “Olive” was one of seven Travel Air 4000 trainers for Oliver Parks’ Parks Airline.
Parks Air College Airlines (PACA) was awarded a contract airmail route, then swapped stock with Mid-Continent Airlines, which was later purchased by Ozark Air Lines, which later merged with TWA which eventually merged with American Airlines.
‘Great oaks from little acorns grow’ we guess, and we rather like the fact that Oliver’s plane has now morphed into our “Olive” at Fun Flights!