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Waterman Airplane Corp

Ontario Aircraft Corp

1909:
Waldo Dean Waterman
San Diego CA.
USA
 
Waterman built gliders in 1909. Waterman's first powered creation was built in league with Kenneth Kendall in 1910.
 
1919:
Waterman Aircraft Mfg Co
3rd & Sunset
Venice CA.
USA
 
In rented space at the Crawford factory in 1919, Waterman—as Ontario Aircraft—specialized in building Hisso-powered JN-4Ds using surplus Curtiss jigs, most without specific designations or model numbers. He continued converting surplus military aircraft until joining Bach Co in 1927 as a pilot.
 
1922:
Ontario Aircraft Corp
Ontario CA.
USA
 
1931:
Metropolitan Airport
Van Nuys CA.
USA
 
Waldo D. Waterman of Santa Monica, California, produced in 1934 design for a two-seat tailless monoplane as a simple private aircraft.
 
Corporation formed 1935 to develop roadable aircraft with detachable wings and motor-car engine driving propeller by vee belts.
 
1939: Ended operations.
 
1947: Continued building various aircraft as personal endeavors.
 
In 1967 produced the W-11 Chewy Bird, his 11th design, as test bed for Chevrolet Con/air motor car engine.
 
 

 

 

 


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