A Queens kid crazy about airplanes, when finally allowed to ride the Q48 bus on his own, David Rimmer headed for LaGuardia Airport and, in particular, to its majestic Marine Air Terminal.  An art deco icon, the circular, two-story facility had been constructed hard by Bowery Bay specifically for the Pan American Airways flying boats linking New York with Europe. But that fabled transatlantic service was short-lived—little more than a year—as World War II intervened. And by ...

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