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1919 he was associated with the Gallaudet Engineering Corporation, East Greenwich, Rhode Island and the Curtiss Engineering Corporation, Garden City, Long Island, New York. Following this he resumed his passenger service on the Connecticut River at Hartford for a period, then became Manager of the Utica, New York Airport until 1922. At that time Spencer returned to Hartford as Manager of the local airport and operated a school and passenger service. He remained in this activity until 1925 when he became founder and President of the New England Aircraft Corporation at Hartford. Located at Brainard Field, the firm was agent for Waco and Fairchild planes and dealt in used aircraft, engines and aircraft equipment. In July, 1926 Spencer was flying a new experimental low-wing sport monoplane of his own construction. In January, 1928 he leased Whittail Field at Worchester, Massachusetts and began to operate a flying school there in addition to his business in Hartford. That summer he also put on weekend air shows of acrobatic flying, parachute jumping and carried passengers. His overall business operations prospered, then in January, 1929 the New England Aircraft Corporation was purchased by the Curtiss Flying Service and Spencer was retained as General Sales Manager under the new arrangement. On June 2d he set a new OX-powered aircraft altitude record of 18,670 feet flying a Curtiss ROBIN over Boston, Massachusetts. During this era he competed activity in air tours, air races, and other U. S. public flying events. In March, 1930 Spencer resigned from the Curtiss Flying Service to become Sales Representative and test pilot for the Ireland Aircraft Corporation and Amphibions, Incorporated, of Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, where he remained until 1933. In 1934 and part of 1935 he was pilot for the Shell Eastern Petroleum Corporation of New York City, then for the remainder of 1935-1936 was with the Sikorsky Aircraft Manufacturing Company on research projects. During part of 1936 and into 1937 Spencer was pilot for Pan American Airways. Following this he was a co-founder of the Spencer-Larsen Aircraft Corporation 2
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