Today the Space Shuttle, built by Rockwell International, arrives in Los Angeles and will be on exhibit at the California Science Center. Fly overs will include JPL in La Canada, Griffith Park Observatory, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Venice Beach, the Long Beach Aquarium, The Queen Mary, the Getty Museum, and Exposition Park before it lands at LAX. Turn your eyes to the skies, landing is scheduled at around 12:45.
Some early pictures from the beginnings of the aeronautic industry in Los Angeles – Jack Northrup and his plane, the Flying Wing:
A designer at the drawing tables – Northrup, 1930: