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14153. (photo) Lighthouse Service Radio Range Station, Newark, NJ. c.1938

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14153. (photo) Lighthouse Service Radio Range Station, Newark, NJ. c.1938

14153. (photo) Lighthouse Service Radio Range Station, Newark, NJ. c.1938. Clear close press photo shows great detail of the radio range station for Newark Airport. The “radio “beam”, through a series of dots and dashes, safely guides aircraft, especially in storms or fog. The Air Commerce Act of 1926, provided for the encouragement and use of aircraft in commerce, under the Secretary of Commerce. The Airways Division was set up as a part of the Lighthouse Service, and F.C. Hingsburg was appointed Chief Engineer, Airways Division. The Division installed and maintained light and radio beacons across the country to assist in aircraft navigation. Measures 8” x 10”. Includes description on back. Dated November 22, 1938. (VG+). $38.