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Marine receives flight training, 1948

Posted on January 14, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

Marine Pfc. Class Clyde Gillespie, left, became the first Central Kentucky pilot to receive multi-engine license under the G. I. Flight training program in February 1948. Gillespie received the rating after instruction from Donald Yohe, right, instructor at Cool Meadow airport, while on furlough from the Marine Corps. He was en route to California to await overseas assignment. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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