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February 12, 1942. 

Mr. R. H. Prewitt, 
Vice President & Chief Engineer, 
Kellett Autogiro Corporation, 
Upper Darby, Penn. 

Dear Dick:

I found upon investigation that I had made a mistake about the time Dave Driskill had flown the Autogiro. The following is copied from his reports and includes his trip from Fort Knox to Manteo, No. Carolina:

[[5 Column Table]]
|[[Date]]|Hrs|Min|[[Solo]]|[[Details]]|
|---|---|---|---|---|
|Feb 7/41|1|55|---|---|
|Feb 8|1|15|---|---|
|Feb 9|1|45|---|---|
|Feb 10|2|60|Solo|---|
|Feb 11|1|20|Solo|---|
|Feb 12|3|40|Solo|---|
|Feb 16|2|40|Solo|---|
|Feb 18|2|15|Solo|Accident to blade|
|Mch 1|1|25|Solo|To Lexington Ky.|
|Mch 2|1|30|Solo|To Huntington, W Va.|
|Mch 2|0|30|Solo|To Charleston, W Va.|
|Mch 2|2|0|Solo|To Elkins, W Va.|
|Mch 3|2|0|Solo|To Bolling Field|
|Mch 4|2|25|Solo|To Manteo, N.C.|

Dave had a total of 4 hours and 55 minutes of instruction from Lt. Wm. A. Daniels, and then flew solo. And up to July 24, 41, he had atotal of 157 hours and one minute. 

March 1941 Expense of operation, $2.296 per hour
April 1941 Expense of operation, 11.181 per hour including parts
May 1941 Expense of operation, 2.781 per hour
June 1941 Expense of operation, 6.666 per hour including parts
July 1941 Expense of operation, 2.054 per hour including

Have no further rocord since July 24, 41. 
Sincerely yours, 
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