Parks' bag of tricks included having students build aircraft that were used in the college's flight training program.
Commandos hauled freight across the United States for decades after World War II.
Just two Lockheed Constitutions were built.
In the history of the Air Force, the old Douglas C-1 of the 1920s was cast as a supporting player.
The Demon's primary mission: Destruction of enemy aircraft.
One of the last piston-engine fighters, the F7F-3 boasted a top speed of 435 mph at 22,200'.
The Atlantic had been crossed by air, and the U.S. Navy had accomplished the feat.
In the years after World War II, it was relatively easy to build a few prototypes, but few went into long-term production.
The two biplanes put Waco Aircraft on the map.
Has an Ercoupe ever seen such a deck angle since?