Youngster Gets “Wings” at Age of Four (Mar, 1938)

If my father had really loved me, he would have made me one of these.

Youngster Gets “Wings” at Age of Four

Valid until December 31, 2000, a novel airplane license recently issued by Australian air authorities entitles four-year-old Eric Morris to operate his homemade “flying flea,” shown in the photograph below. The diminutive craft, modeled after a French plane, is fitted with a gasoline engine of one and a half horsepower that allows the young pilot to taxi it along the ground as fast as twelve miles an hour.

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