Graduation Day

It's hard to get too sympathetic with frustrated airline passengers about the abysmal service and delays they experience when the alternative general aviation is so much more enjoyable. Even more so when a 57-year-old airplane can fly cross-country on a schedule and deliver its occupants to their daughter's college graduation when airline flights carrying other attendees had to divert. Howard DGA-15 owner David Schober shared this story about a recent trip that gave him the opportunity to think back on how far we've all come, on aviation's history in the U.S., remembrances of how things used to be and how some things have stayed the same.

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