Howard Heindell
Oakland Reunion, 1968

  Howard J. Heindell failed to wake up on the morning of June 9, 1972. He was born in Oil City, Pa. August 3, 1896
     He learned to fly at the Curtiss School in Newport News, Va. in 1915. His instructors were Victor Carlstrom and Walter Lees. His first solo was July 4, 1915. His aviation career started with Curtiss in Hammondsport. He was Project Engineer at Garden City on the NC Transatlantic Flying Boats.
     He is survived by his wife Mabel, two sons, a daughter and six grandchildren.
From The Early Birds of Aviation CHIRP
January 1973, Number 79

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