Lt. Ethan W. Allen Biography-3
Lt. E. W. Allen: Aviation Career / Carrier Pilot
Ethan Warren Allen was raised in Kansas, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1927. He immediately enrolled in the Naval aviation training program, and flew early carrier-based planes during the 1930s, such as the Curtis F7C Seahawk, Martin T4M Torpedo bomber, and Grumman F2F fighter.
Allen served aboard the carriers USS Cincinnati and USS Lexington, and was stationed in Pensacola, Pearl Harbor, and Corpus Christi.
1930 Aircraft Carrier with Planes Taking Off and Landing Newsreel: