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More: McDermott Contractors
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More: USA - Louisiana, 1950
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N86631 / 5 (cn 1457) McDermott's Widgeon No.5 'somewhere in Louisiana' during an oil drilling support flight. Taken by Captain J.L. Bailey and submitted with agreement of his son.
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A visitor from United States posted Sat June 9, 2012:
I worked for a company that for a few years had a Widgeon that was a great means of transportation in the marshes and coastal Louisiana. This was after having moved through Cessna 170s, 180s and a 195. All with floats. For our purposes the 195 was likely the most efficient. This was with one pilot who at 85+ still had multi-emngine jet license and had never dented a wing. Obviously he was part of the greatest generation.

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