All invited to June 1 Ancient Aviators gathering in G.S.

All invited to June 1 Ancient Aviators gathering in G.S.

Len Knitter, retired Air Force LtCol., Philip Kinard will talk about the many different types of aircraft he flew during his 24 year career at the June 1 Ancient Aviators social group gathering at American Legion Post 44 in Gulf Shores. The meeting starts at 8:30 a.m.
The Ancient Aviators, formed in 2002, gives aviators and others a chance to “tell their story.” A full breakfast is available for $6, and visitors are always welcome. The group meets the meet the first Tuesday of each month. Info: bensman84@aol.com or 251-990-8258.
LtCol. Knitter flew fixed wing and helicopters such as the Jolly Greens and Blackhawks. He retired in Gulf Shores.
Pictured: Last month’s Ancient Aviators speaker was noted multi-media artist & historian Dean Mosher, who described the painstaking research that goes into his many projects such as the large mural of the Wright Bros. flying around the Statue of Liberty in 1909. This piece, commissioned by the Smithsonian, is on permanent display at the Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC.

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