Los Angeles Airways  Sikorsky S-51  Unknown registration


                                         Los Angeles Airways was incorporated in May 1944 by a group of Southern California business-
                                         men to fly air mail services from LAX to four points in the Southland.  Operations did not actually
                                         commence until 22 May 1947 when a small fleet of five S-51s flew to (a) the downtown post
                                         office, (b) the San Fernando Valley, (c) San Bernardiono and (d) Newport Beach.  My shot was
                                         taken on the Imperial Highway side of  the airport in 1959.     By that time the CAB authorized
                                         LAA to fly passengers.