CHARLES FEATURED IN MIMI POND’S LA TIMES CARTOON
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This slide is marked "Our first trip to the fair." Casual by most 1954 dress standards, a gentleman clad in a butter colored t-shirt, khakis and a ball cap takes a gander at the saw-tooth edged directional signs. There are so many things listed for him to choose from.
"Make a gingerbread house fly" was one of my answers when the fine folks at the L.A. CO Arts Commission asked me what I was planning to do this year to get in the mood for the holiday season. They said "Great!, can we make a video of you and your attempt at gingerbread house flying?"
It is the largest airplane ever built - far larger than the world's biggest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, unveiled earlier this week in France. The Spruce Goose's tail is almost eight stories high - the wingspan wider than three football fields. Really it’s a cargo ship with wings.