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Hi Blanche - save Feb 14th 1966 for another ladies day at the Wings Club luncheon - Herb -- [[image - seal]] The Port of New York Authority 111 Eighth Avenue at 15th Street New York NY 10011 Aviation Department John R. Wiley Director TEL: 620-7216 Herbert O. Fisher Assistant for Aviation Industry TEL: 620-8396 September 24, 1965 To Friends of Col. Roscoe Turner: Roscoe will be 70 years young on Wednesday, September 29. I think you will agree that his 45 year career in aviation has been not only fabulous but quite spectacular at times. His contribution to our aviation industry and national defense through these years is a record which is most outstanding. He is at present Chairman of the Board of the Turner Aeronautical Corp., President of Turner Aircraft Radio Corp. and Turner Hangar Inc., all located in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a member of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics in Washington and has been extremely active in aviation affairs of the American Legion. As you know, he was an early Barnstorming and acrobatic pilot; an airport operator and an airline operator. He is a holder of many cross country speed records, a winner of the Bendix races and the air race from London to Melbourne. He is also a three time winner of the Thompson Trophy Race. He was awarded the Harmon Trophy and was the first civilian to be awarded the distinguished Flying Cross by act of Congress. He is a Colonel in the Civil Air Patrol and is an honorary fellow of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots. He actively operates one of the largest fixed base operations in the Middle West and still maintains his pilot's license in connection with his business. I know that September 29 will undoubtedly be a very significant day in his life and I would like to suggest that if it is convenient, we all remember Roscoe with a birthday card which can be sent to him at either of the following addresses: Col. Roscoe Turner 10230 Westfield Road Indianapolis, Indiana Col. Roscoe Turner Roscoe Turner Aeronautical Corp. Weir Cook Municipal Airport Indianapolis, Indiana Very sincerely yours, Herb Fisher Herbert O. Fisher
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