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Looking for inspiration? Read Girard Calehuff's story.
Girard L. Calehuff's Story
I have a small story associated with aircraft that you may enjoy. During my Teen Years I was completely enamored by planes and flight. At the time I lived in Williamsport PA, the home town of Engine Builder, Lycoming Motors who played a part in early aviation development. Williamsport was also a few miles from Lock Haven Pa, the home of Piper Aircraft. One of my relatives was Col Howard McCoy who was in charge of Engine Development for the U S Army and visits to Lycoming Motors were recurring events. He usually combined these with a visit to his Williamsport relatives [our family]. On these pre WW2 visits he usually flew in using one of the latest fighter aircraft and we were at the Williamsport Airport to receive him and later to wave good-by. A high speed pass over the field on arrival and departure was common.
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