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Printed Materials

The following link is to the obituary for Mr. Dan McKinnon, founder of the 1990’s North American Airlines.

Dan McKinnon: Navy pilot, radio, airline executive

The following link is to a reported court case for North American Aircoach Systems, Inc. in 1955 over a disputed name challenge for “North American”.

North American Aircoach Systems, Inc.

First with Aircoach – The Story of Stanley D. Weiss and North American Airlines

Aircoach – Stanley Weiss


As a young man, Dan McKinnon served in the Navy as a helicopter pilot. He is credited with 62 “saves” on land or sea, which still stands as the Navy’s peacetime helicopter rescue record. He is credited as the founder of North American Airlines during the 1990’s. The video showcased in this segment is the take off and landing process from the USS Helena.

San Diego, CA – North American Airlines – Boeing 767-300ER Take Off

JFK Airport – North American Airlines – Boeing 757-200 Landing

Piarco – North American Airlines 763 – Landing

North American Airlines Boeing 757-28A

JFK Airport – North American Airlines – Landing #2

Accra – North American Airlines – Landing

KPSM – North American Airlines Landing – Runway 16

North American Airlines, Inc. will be submitting an application for certification as a part 121 air carrier with the FAA.

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