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     Frank Kastory, (April 11, 1883-----), now a Florida citrus grower between tornadoes, was educated in Budapest and became a tool and diemaker and well-informed on internal combustion engines.
     The appearance of Ladis Lewkowicz and his Anzani-Bleriot in 1909 stirred the emotions and Kastory signed up with the bearded one for a tour of Hungary, Austria and France. In Paris the two built a new plane of the same model and brought it to America where Lewkowicz started a school at Mineola and flew exhibitions in the South. One day the engine quit Ladis over New York and the plane was glided to a landing across the Hudson in New Jersey.
from CHIRP, APRIL 1, 1950 - NUMBER 43
courtesy of Steve Remington - CollectAir

I have no information as to the dates of his birth or his death.
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