For over 100 years Avalon Bay has been the romantic backdrop for celebrities and spectacular aircraft during Santa Catalina Island's fascinating aviation history. The Knights of Avalon showcases the magnificent flying boats and their intrepid pilots that emerged from the "Golden Age of Aviation." Explore the spectacular rise and rapid disappearance of the flying boat and learn how the last flying boat made in America came to be owned by actress Maureen O'Hara. This book includes 110 b/w photos.
If you love a good seaplane story, especially a "true" one that would inspire a crazy seaplane song by Jimmy Buffett, then this is a must read book that features plenty of seaplane hijinx and an honest history of a magical time on the island of Catalina.