New book on flying boats and seaplanes in NH, USA

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New book on flying boats and seaplanes in NH, USA

Postby winnipesaukee » Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:02 pm

Hello-

I'm writing to share with the forum a book that I published last summer about the history of the seaplane base at the Weirs on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, USA. The first flight there was by Harry Atwood in a Burgess-Wright aircraft on pontoons in July 1912, and activity continued until shortly after WWII, when the base moved to Paugus Bay. Pioneer aviator Bob Fogg flew a Curtiss MF flying boat, known as a "Seagull," from 1923-27, also Waco biplanes and a Travel Air 6000 on floats, as well as a Sikorsky S-38 in 1937-38. So, something for both flying boat and floatplane enthusiasts. The book is 220 pages and includes nearly 300 historic images, and is available on Amazon US for $19.95, plus shipping. Or contact Enfield Publishing and Distribution, PO Box 699, Enfield, NH 03748, USA. Title is "Bob Fogg and the Golden Age of New Hampshire Aviation: Flying Over Winnipesaukee and Beyond," and if you google the title you can find some reviews with additional details. Thanks for your attention, hope some readers will enjoy!

Jane Rice (author)
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