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LR flying service arriving at milestone

78 years in air, pilot instruction still Central focus

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Photographs by Thomas Metthe

Flight instructor Jeff Harless (left) and student Grace Harrison, 19, finish pre-flights checks before a training flight Thursday at Central Flying Service. A ceremony Wednesday will mark 475,000 flight training hours completed by Central Flying Service’s flight training division.

Central Flying Service has had many roles in general aviation during its 78 years at the state's largest airport.

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Student Grace Harrison goes through a pre-flight check of an airplane at Central Flying Service on Thursday. + Enlarge

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MATTGARBACZ5659 says...

Noel Oman, FYI, Claud Holbert AND Edward Garbacz (my grandfather) founded Central Flying Service together. You could have found out this fact very easily with just a little research. Please print a correction. Thank you. Matt Garbacz

Posted 16 August 2017, 9:17 a.m. Suggest removal

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