3. Arcturus

Arcturus was one of several early Coast Guard amphibian aircraft given names rather than numeric designations. von Paulsen was aboard Arcturus when he earned the first Gold Lifesaving Medal awarded for an aviation search and rescue mission. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Association.

Arcturus was one of several early Coast Guard amphibian aircraft given names rather than numeric designations. von Paulsen was aboard Arcturus when he earned the first Gold Lifesaving Medal awarded for an aviation search and rescue mission. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Association.


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