CHARLESTON . . .
. . , Ruth Miller
We greet you this month with the news that
the Abshlres have a new baby and it's a
sweet little girl. Brother Chuckie is real
proud too. The daughter's name is Jennifer
P. K, is sunning himself at the beach and
plans to do plenty of fishing, we're told.
Eddie and Carol Smoot have returned from
Virginia and Myrtle Beach, both looking
quite tan and rested I
have just returned from MIA and let me tell
you I really enjoyed myself. Stayed on the
motel strip at the Last Frontier Motel -
real plush and beautiful. There is planned
entertainment each evening, food is good
and even a playroom for the young members
of the family is available. Rates are un
Charleston stat ion has developed a bet
among agents. Each agent on a shift will
donate adollar the beginning of each month
as a bet his shift will have less delays dur
ing that month. At the end of the month the
shift with the least delays will be the
winners, and refunded their dollars. The
other two shifts, the loosers, will plan a
picnic for the winners. Not as simple as
it sounds, but certainly makes everyone
more (if possible) conscious of delays.
CHARLOTTE . . .
. . . Al Shulley
We want toextendourwelcome to the new
flight crews who are coming thru CLT and
to assure them we wish to extend our co
operation. To theoneswho are not coming
thru CLT any more, we miss you.
LYNCHBURG . . .
. . . Martha Brown
Welcome aboard, Jimmy Thompson! ( our
new agent) Jimmy is from far off London -
Kentucky, that is.
Clyde Vaughan has been promoted to Lead
Agent. Best of luck, Clyde!
Lynchburg has a new Airport Manager, he
is Robert Berry, a local city official.
We are happy to announce that the new
terminal building wil I be startedsoon. Now
we will have to learn towalk on level land.
Wonder how the fellows will get their
daily exercise when those steps are gone?
With vacations in full swing, George Gil
bert spent a week at his home in Georgia..
Horace Goad is flitting from spot to spot,
while back at the station . . Fran Dresser
completing her plans for Nassau . .the rest
of us are normal!
We were happy to have Ken Ross and C.
H. McCall come by, although, as usual,
each had a very short visit.
NORFOLK . . .
tanks. Take-off and landing speed is
approximately 25 knots and gas consumption
is about two gallons per hour. Joe is in
the market for a Volkswagen engine.
Purser Barco recently purchased a fully
equipped 15 foot runabout boat with a30
HP Elgin motor.. . . Harry O'Connor bought
himself asailboat and already had a mishap.
It seems that Harry wanted to go one way
and the boat went the other-you guessed
it, the last time we saw Harry he was
swimming for shore,towing his boat behind.
New officers for the Norfolk Aviation Club
were elected with Art Whittaker on the
Board of Directors, Charlie Cross the new
President, Peggy Strong, third Vice-Pres
ident, Reggie Powell, Treasurer, Martha
Blair Secretary and Buddy Fleear, Seargent
The Norfolk Aviation Club had a dance on
June 25 at Baxter's Barn,however it was
not a barn dance as a popular orchestra
played some old favorites and everyone had
a jol ly good time .
Art Whittaker and his wife flew to San
Francisco for the Lion's Club Convention
during their vacation.
Joyce Murphy enjoyed a wonderful vaca
tion in Hickory. Buddy Fleear, the rebel,
spent his vacation in Fort Dix, N. J. for
the North-South Army maneuvers. After
the Memorial Day parade. Buddy got a
crew-cut and shaved his three inch beard
and he doesn't look like the same person.
Larry Redden and Reggie Powell fished at
Naggs Head,N.C.for a few days. They
caught 30 bluefish and an assortment of
others. Peggy Strong and husband vaca
tioned in Nassau. Bob Wylie and wife
went to Hickory and Angie Bettes and
husband went to Florida.
Norfolk boarded approximately 1 , 77 5
passengers during the month of June, which
was 225 short of our steak dinner. One
of these months in the near future, we hope
to hit that 2000 mark.
The reason most women pay more attention
to beauty than brains is that no matter how
stupid a man may be, he is seldom blind.
To be safe on the fourth,don't buy a fifth
on the third.
Well, we've done it again - had another
record month in Charlotte. We enjoyed a
greater boarding here than ever before in
the history of our station . The work doesn't
bother us when we break our own records.
Pete Jones, Johnny Newell and George
Bennett, along with all the CLT airline
managers, recently rode Piedmont Airlines
up to Tri-Cities for an interl ine fishing meeh-
ing. All three of our men saidthefish
were biting good but what bait was used
they would not divulge. Incidentally, the
menu showed no fresh fish.
Captain Joe Mathias is busy working on his
Bob McAlphin, our own softball slugger pew plywood airplane. It is the Druine
belongs to an Eastern Airline team here In Turbulent,designed in France andpowered
CLT-F. They have been undefeated and popular air-cooled Volkswagen auto
are anticipating taking aplayingtour thru engine. It is a single seater, with a wing
Florida to challange some of the teams at span of 21 feet and is 18 feet in length. It
the different fields. grosses 600 pounds includingpilot and full
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