Capt. Fred L. Austin, Jr.

  • Wall of Honor Location:

    Foil: 24 Panel: 4 Column: 1 Line: 26

  • Wall of Honor Level:

    Air and Space Sponsor

  • Honored by:

    Fred, Judy, and Steve Austin

Co-Commander of the first round-the-world flight over both poles (the Rockwell polar flight in Boeing 707 "Pole Cat" - November 1965).
Set 22 world flight records on Rockwell Jet Commander round-the-world flight with Arthur Godfrey, Dick Merrill, and Karl Keller - June 1966.
Founder and President of Golden West Airlines (largest commuter airline in U.S.) - 1967 through 1972.
Trans World Airlines Executive and Chief Pilot (Los Angeles).
Proud member of Quiet Birdmen, Explorers Club, 0X5 Aviation Pioneers, and many other aviation organizations.
A great pilot, explorer, businessman, and Dad.


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