Friday, November 23, 2007

Robert Buck and Grandmother on May 11, 1930

Youth Takes an Older Generation Skylarking

Wherein it reported a 20 minute flight during which pilot Buck took his 73 year-old grandmother aloft over Westfield, New Jersey for her first airplane flight. She reported that she enjoyed the flight greatly and would readily make another. Image, right, is of Bob and his grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Bellingrath, from the New York Times.

Source: New York Times; May 11, 1940. Reprinted in Davis-Monthan Airfield Register in 2007.

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