Henson Airlines Pilot Hat Badge 1st Issue
Salisbury, MD 1961-1987
The airline was formed in 1961 by Richard A. Henson as Henson Aviation, an FBO in Hagerstown, Maryland. It began its first scheduled flights in 1962 under the Hagerstown Commuter name, later changed to Henson Airlines. Allegheny Airlines (now US Airways) and Henson began code sharing arrangements in 1967, and Henson re-branded itself as an Allegheny Commuter carrier. Full ownership went to Piedmont Aviation in 1987.