Giorgio Porta, delivering a mail dispatch to the mayor of Varese, during the celebration of the centenary of water flying on Lake Como. Giorgio Porta refuelling the Aero Club Como’s Cessna 206 in a Wisconsin small airport, during the ferry flight from Minneapolis to Italy. Temperature: -30 °C. Wind: 35 KTS. Giorgio Porta taxiing in a strong crosswind on Lake Biscarrosse, France. He was the pilot in command, giving orders to the copilot.