The Squadron proved its usefulness during the 1933 Long Beach earthquake. With all means of ground communication down, air units, as they were called, flew over the devastated area to assess damages and locate victims. On the light side, Squadron members ferried Mexican dignitaries from Agua Caliente in a Junkers trimotor to the California Pacific International Exposition.
Flamboyant Biscailuz enjoyed mingling with the upper class, movie stars, and pilots. This was apparent when the U.S.C. Library archivist found his four or five huge notebooks stored in the library’s annex. As I recall, they were three by four feet in size and required two people to pick them up. There must have been photos of Biscailuz with every star in Hollywood! I also noted that he organized the California Highway Patrol in 1929 under the direction of then Governor C. C. Young.
The photo is taken at the Flyer's Wall, Riverside Mission Inn. Moye Stephens is behind and to the right of Biscailuz.
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