This ad from “The Billboard” caught our attention during a recent research session. This Flying Scooter was most likely a portable model as it was gas driven.
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FAA’s latest Billboard research found a previously unknown installation. Jantzen Beach Park (rcdb link) (Park 1928 to 1969) installed a flying scooter “near the Magic House” for the 1940 season. It is unknown what model the park, which was near Portland Oregon, received. A June 1 Billboard article says the new ride helped contribute to [...]
We’ve started systematically checking The Billboard magazines for Flying Scooter news. While Billboard today is known as a music magazine, back in the 30′s and 40s it was THE source of all entertainment news. From Theater to traveling Carnivals; from Vaudeville to the fixed Amusement Park. Since the magazine was based in Cincinnati, the Cincinnati [...]