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