Aviation Mechanics Journal - July 1980 advertisement
Claude Austin, Maintenance Supervisor and Charlie Freehling, Chief Inspector... the very best in the business.
Dean Franklin Aviation Enterprises
Grumman Seaplane /Parts Dealer
photo credit Jim Flanagan
photo credit Tom Anusewicz
above letter sent by Don "Bucky" Dawson
Claude Austin, Mrs. Blair, Eric Crossfield and Andy Whitener
A busy ramp in St. Thomas. A great photo of numerous AAB aircraft in maintenance. The photo includes VS-44 (out of service), Super CAT/PBY, 2 Gooses and a Cessna 185 (N169E) on floats registered to Don Schell and Bill Sorren, pilots at AAB.
Senior maintenance supervisors, Claude Austin on left engine and Victor Pinheiro on the right.with pilot Bill Sorren walking across the ramp.