Cincinnati Aviation Heritage Society & Museum

Preserving aviation's past for future generations.

Jimmie Angel Stories

Jimmie Angel was one of those early pilots who was flamboyant and self serving to a point. Jimmie's relationship to us here at CAHS is his Metal Aircraft Flamingo which he landed atop the Falls on October 9, 1937.

The airplane tipped up on its nose and could not be flown out. His Flamingo is the only remaining example in the world so far as our studies can determine. Click on the story links below to read accounts about this famous flyer.

Angel's Horns by Tulio Soto

Two Stories by Karen Angel Follow:

The Truth about Jimmie Angel and Angel Falls

Why the World's Tallest Waterfall is Named After Jimmie Angel