A maintenance crew works on several of the Wings West/American Eagle fleet. Wings West/American Eagle once had headquarters in San Luis Obispo with 250 employees. They maintained their fleet of aircraft at San Luis Obispo Airport.
A maintenance crew works on several of the Wings West/American Eagle fleet. Wings West/American Eagle once had headquarters in San Luis Obispo with 250 employees. They maintained their fleet of aircraft at San Luis Obispo Airport. Tony Hertz Telegram-Tribune
A maintenance crew works on several of the Wings West/American Eagle fleet. Wings West/American Eagle once had headquarters in San Luis Obispo with 250 employees. They maintained their fleet of aircraft at San Luis Obispo Airport. Tony Hertz Telegram-Tribune

When the SLO airport roared with the sound of safety and jobs

February 03, 2017 8:17 PM

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David Middlecamp

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .