York, Julian, Abdon Holt, and Jarvis Nowell 1970-06-27

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Three veteran pilots, particularly Julian York, recall experiences in their flying careers.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Julian York, Abdon Holt, and Jarvis Nowell

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 27, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Landing airplanes discussed, York recalls learning to land an airplane, Landing crosswind explained, Remembers landing without lights, Cites an incident of flying in bad weather in Illinois, Flyer following him forced to land, Describes learning to fly acrobatics, Tells other anecdotes about flying.

Tape 1, Side 2: Anecdote told of taking a boy with him while doing acrobatics, Problem of airsickness discussed, Brought in a large load of watermelons on a small plane, Description of flying an unfamiliar plane to Virginia, Recalls once nearly losing the wings of his plane, Discussion of trying to land in an ice storm, Once landed in a water-covered airfield in Mississippi.

Range Dates: None Given

Bulk Dates: None Given

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