A Brief History of Coast Guard Aviation
By CAPT F.A. Erickson (ret) ’31
This article was taken from a speech by Captain Frank A. Erickson, USCG (Ret) at CGAS Houston in 1966 and printed in the USCG Academy Alumni Bulletin. Captain Erickson is enshrined in the US Naval Aviation Hall of Fame and the USCG Aviation Hall of Fame in Erickson Hall (named for him) the Simulator Training Building at CG Aviation Training Center, Mobile, AL.
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