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Vol. 1 - No. 7
Due to the change from war time to
standard time, flight instmactors v;ill
be on duty from 9:00 A.L. to 6:00 Fj.!.
Dual instruction will be given at any
time before 9:00 A.I . by appointment.
On September 25th our kr. R. A.
l‘.yers was passing out cigars. The
occasion? Lrs. Lyers presented him with
a 7 pound, 12 ounce son. Yes, he is
R. A., Jr.
Gurney Sraith and 7/. C. Baker returned
from Detroit, kichigan on konday, after
being held up two days by inclement
weather. They left their plane in Ash-
ville, coming the rest of the v;ay with
kr. Paul kckurray. Brownie returned
to Asheville with kr. kcLurray on a
"deer" hunt, we hear. He flevj in yes
terday with 21113, but had no venison.
Piedmont Aviation, Inc, was vjell
represented at the Carolina Aero Club
keet in Raleigh last weekend. Lr. and
krs. Tom Davis in the konocoupc, kr.
Charles Vestal in the new J~3, and kr.
and krs. Sam a^ith in the Club ship.
Flight Officer J. Herbert Drew dropped
by for a visit on Friday of last vjeek.
He is ready to get back into civilian
Bill Taylor came by to say "hello" on
The October issue of Aviation kain-
tenance carried an article, "Crop Dusters
from Cubs", which gave Piedmont Aviation,
Inc. some good publicity.
Friday, October 1945
Now that Piedmont has a new instru
ment instructor, we guess that Baker
will be walking around with his head
in the clouds.
What insti'uctor was seen chasing
Andy around, trying to cut in on his
kr. Lindsay Callovjay is leaving the
employ of Piedniont Aviation. We will
STRUT — A compression member of a
SPAR — A principal span-wise trans
verse member of the wing structure of
CaSTLE or Castellated nut is one
having parallel grooves cut into one
face. The grooves arc cut opposite
each other and serve as a slot throuj^i
which cotter pins can bo passed
through the bolt and the nut for the
purpose of locking of safetying,
POLk ■— h. designation found on Page
1 of the Operations Record (Form 309)
which signifies that the aircraft in
question is an (P) airplane, an (O)
Open cockpit, a (L) Landplane, and a
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