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Salute From The Shore V

Submitted by Jim Hamilton The restored C-47 in the video below is owned and flown by former SC Aeronautics Commissioner Barry G. Avent. It was one of the C-47s involved in operation Market Garden during the WWII invasion of Europe. … Continue reading

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Fallen Doolittle Raider Learned To Fly Right Where We Take Off And Land Today

Memorial Day, falling within the 70th anniversary of the Doolittle Raiders, affords us a time to recall the enduring legacy of William Farrow. One of three South Carolinians who became Doolittle Raiders, Farrow, along with two other airmen, was executed … Continue reading

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8th Annual Palmetto RV Fly-In Review

EAA Chapter 242 hosted it’s eighth annual Palmetto RV Fly-In on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport (KCUB) in downtown Columbia, SC. The weather turned out to be ideal for the fly-in and the day was spectacular. … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary of Columbia Army Air Base Reunion set for December 3, 2011

Military and civilian personnel sought for 70th anniversary observance and day of remembrance December 3, 2011 Khaki sleeves, along with civilian white, gray, and plaid sleeves, were rolled up during WWII for work toward the common goal of freedom, and … Continue reading

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Chapter helps with community outreach program at KCUB

We had about 60 kids from Condor and Forest Lake elementary schools visit the airport on Thursday, March 10, 2011. We had four aircraft on display: the Bell Jet Ranger of the RIchland County Sheriff’s Department attended by Sheriff’s Deputy, … Continue reading

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