Friends and Family Continue to Enjoy the Night Flights Program

Another crisp clear night with a mild breeze greeted our pilots and passengers yesterday…”Chamber of Commerce Weather”. ¬†Everybody had a good time, and both pilot’s were complimented more than once on their smooth flights and landings.

Mr. Bob Pryor (far right) joined with his sons-in-law, Cecil Fellows (r to l) and David Bishop in a night flight piloted by James Martin.  Mr. Pryor, who flew in the co-pilot's seat tonight, is an infantry veteran of World War II, and we thank him for his service.

Mr. Bob Pryor (far right) joined with his sons-in-law, Cecil Fellows (r to l) and David Bishop in a night flight piloted by James Martin. Mr. Pryor, who flew in the co-pilot’s seat tonight, is an infantry veteran of World War II, and we thank him for his service.

Ms Kyndall Blagrave and Mr. Ethan Lewis smile after their "solo" ride.  Ethan had flown on Wednesday night with his family and just had to come back for another ride.

Ms Kyndall Blagrave and Mr. Ethan Lewis smile after their “solo” ride. Ethan had flown on Wednesday night with his family and just had to come back for another ride.

Mr. Glen Rasco celebrated a birthday surprise from his wife, Susan, with a Christmas Night Flight by James Martin.  The couple is from Iraan, and Glen really thought he was coming to HSW for a beer tasting. Susan did a good job of keeping the secret.

Mr. Glen Rasco celebrated a birthday surprise from his wife, Susan, with a Christmas Night Flight by James Martin. The couple is from Iraan, and Glen really thought he was coming to HSW for a beer tasting. Susan did a good job of keeping the secret.

Mr. Aaron Escajeda and Ms. Taylor Everett are all smiles after their flight Thursday evening.

Mr. Aaron Escajeda and Ms. Taylor Everett are all smiles after their flight Thursday evening.

Pilot Daniel Rathburn hosted the largest flight of the night. (l to r) Ms. LaVon Darville, Jack and Carmen Kenner, and Anne and Mark Darville.  Mark, who flew in the co-pilot's seat this evening, is an avid collector of WW II memorabilia and is looking forward to visiting the new Midland Army Air Field Museum when it opens in February.

Pilot Daniel Rathburn hosted the largest flight of the night. (l to r) Ms. LaVon Darville, Jack and Carmen Kenner, and Anne and Mark Darville. Mark, who flew in the co-pilot’s seat this evening, is an avid collector of WW II memorabilia and is looking forward to visiting the new Midland Army Air Field Museum when it opens in February.

"Yeah, my hands are cold, too." Jeff Barnes (from left), Sam Strahan and Brad Bond seek shelter from the cold under a convenient wing.  We have had a good showing from wing members who show up to support our Night Flights program.

“Yeah, my hands are cold, too.” Jeff Barnes (from left), Sam Strahan and Brad Bond seek shelter from the cold under a convenient wing. We have had a good showing from wing members who show up to support our Night Flights program.

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