Dale Jackson and Forest O'Brine flew this very Curtiss Robin on a record breaking endurance flight of 420 hours and 21 minutes. Follow the link below to read Terry Bowden's blog with the back story on this historic Curtiss Robin.
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A quick flight around the pattern was made and then Kelly took two of the three family members, relatives of Jackson and O'Brine, for a flight. An amazing day reconnecting to a historic event!
|The St. Louis Robin|
|Close up of the name|
|View from the pilot's seat - "Like flying a jungle gym" said pilot Kelly Mahon|
|The Curtiss Challenger engine|
|A booklet preserved from the historic flight|
|Terry and Kelly prepare for engine start with a visiting Cessna 195 looking on|
|On take off roll|
|Pilot Kelly Mahon with the relatives of Jackson and O'Brine|
|The crew and the Curtiss Robin|
Also.... a video featuring the St. Louis Robin... video