Dante J. Carboni
United States of America
Dante J. Carboni, a member of the Society for more than 27 years, was the former general superintendent of manufacturing for Sikorsky, he had been attending a meeting of the Foreman's club.
Carboni began his aviation career in 1917 working as an assembler and experimental trouble-shooter in the development and production of Liberty engines. In 1920, then 20 years old, he operated his own garage in New Haven, Conn., and remained self-employed until 1928. During those years, he built and raced his own automobiles.
(Pg-28) : VERTIFLITE January/February 1972