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WWII veteran reconnects with past in DC-3 plane

Gripping the controls and applying slight pressure to the left rudder pedal, 96-year-old Leroy Williamson banked the World War II-era airliner over the skies of Denton, reliving his experience resupplying West Berlin after the war. ( More...

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SmokedChops 2
cool story! McDonnell did not join Douglas until 30 years after this plane was built, however. (no harm, no foul) Each ship flying, is one more teachable moment for the next generation.


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