TROH'S AIR TAXI "Time Flies" Why Don't You? by Lorraine Viola Troh Gabel, Ph.D
TROH'S AIR TAXI "Time Flies" Why Don't You? by Lorraine Viola Troh Gabel, Ph.D. The "World's smallest but busiest air field, Troh's Airport." (Leverett G. Richards, Portland's Oregonian Aviation Editor, 1942.
This highly readable and entertaining volume was compiled from airport memorabilia. It's a brief glimpse of Portland, Oregon's developing commercial and private aviation history from its adolescent stage toward maturity (1931-1968.) Follow Henry P. Troh's life as a pioneer aviation enthusiast, instructor and businessman. Special places, people and airplanes from the Barnstorming era to building three airport operations, he made his mark on the future, giving rides to thousands of passengers, lessons to hundreds of pilots, and aircraft ownership to scores.
Follow his military cadets in their letters as they use the skills he related to them during their primary flight training at Tex Rankin Flight Academy, Tulare, CA. With Harold Wagner, he built and operated Troh's Skyport billed as a "$100,000 Airport to Serve You."