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From Cropduster to Airline Pilot – a new book

We have published a new book, a very interesting book. It is the biography of LeRoy Brown, cropduster, National Airlines pilot, and retired of Pan American World Airways. As things happen, one of my colleagues at work, Dr. Leo Murphy, … Continue reading

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The DC-9

Forty-six years ago today, the DC-9 flew for the very first time.  Douglas Aircraft began researching the need for short- to medium-range airliners in the late 1950s.  The original thought was to design a smaller version of their popular DC-8, … Continue reading

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