History of local civilian pilot program is revisitedMuseum News

 


History of local civilian pilot program is revisited

Museum News

Gene Etchart of Glasgow, an early-day flight enthusiast, will present the history of the civilian pilot flight training program Wednesday as part of the Clack Museum summer lecture series.

It will be presented in the foyer of the Heritage Center at 7 p.m.

The U.S. Congress was anti-war in the early 1930s but President Roosevelt was aware the nation was unable to protect itself in the event it had to join the war effort. He knew we needed to train both military and commercial pilots. Roosevelt knew we were unprepared because we...



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