Model Biplane

A WW1 model biplane
A WW1 model biplane

My Great Grandfather, J.C. Pollard, made this model biplane at a young age. It's significant because back then children had to make their own toys. He crafted it by hand and bought his own supplies with his own money that he earned. The plane itself is almost 90 years old. This model was based off of the WWI air plane. When my Great Grandpa became a young man during WWII, he built military aircraft in Tulsa. So his love of planes started at a very young age. This model was passed down to my Grandpa, then to my dad, and someday it will be passed down to me. It's a special piece of our family. Also, another coincidence is that my father works in the aviation and aerospace industry.

Place(s): Oklahoma
Year: 1929

– Alex Pollard

Relationship:  Great-grandchild of im/migrant or more Great-grandchild of im/migrant or more