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Part of the Van Cleve Hotel was its famous watering hole, the Wagonwheel Bar. The various patrons of airpower frequented the place.


When Hap trained on the simulator, he did it inside the aircraft factory itself. The sim was comprised of an aircraft jacked up and placed on sawhorses. What a long way we've come with our modern simulators!


Before flight manuals or "Dash Ones" were invented, photos were used with writing on various parts to describe them.