Carroll, M C 1982-02-08

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M. C. Carroll describes his experiences as an amateur pilot in the early 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: M. C. Carroll

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Date: February 8, 1982

Location: Idalou, Texas

Interviewer: Bill Wilkerson

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born, Palestine, Texas (1904), To South Plains (1920), Education, Jobs, Interest in flying, Ben Bransom, flight instructor, Alexander Eaglerock planes, Lubbock, Texas, airport (1930), Size, Runways, Hangar, Alexander Eaglerock plane, Wing span, OX-5 engine, Aeronca plane, Pilot's test, Written exam, Flight test, Planes, Mechanical failures, Tail skids, Types (1930s), Flying anecdotes, Clent Breedlove, Gene White, Ford Tri-Motor plane

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1904-1982

Bulk Dates: 1904-1930s

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