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Beech remained at the Savannah beaches until May when he moved to Tybee Island, Georgia for a month's engagement. After completing this, but while still there, he had another smashup when he stalled in landing and overturned, badly damaging his plane, but he and passenger were not injured.  He remained in the south through 1915 and was at Jacksonville, Florida for some time toward the end of the year.

In March, 1916 Beech became employed by the Grinnell Aeroplane Company of Grinnell, Iowa as their pilot, taking the place of W.C. Robinson after he was killed. Later that year Beech toured the mid-west again on exhibition engagements. In July he flew for the 28th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during their summer maneuvers at Waukesha Wisconsin.

After the start of World War I in 1917 Beech was employed by Moler Aviation Instructors, Incorporated, of Chicago, in charge of construction classes and motor rebuilding. This appeared to be a ground school training operation and there Beech devised a flying control training rig to teach students all the rudiments of flying on a ground trainer apparatus. Evidently this was quite successful for in 1918 he had apparently left Moler and established ground trainer schools at Wichita, Kansas and Cherokee, Oklahoma.

He ran ads for his schools in AERIAL AGE through 1918 and then Beech became lost from the aviation news. As of this time the writer does not know what became of him.  He certainly carved out quite a niche for himself in aviation and did a lot of flying in the United States from 1912 through 1917.

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FROM THE FLYING PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES OF HAROLD E. MOREHOUSE
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