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PILOT STORIES: Yager, Frank R.

Air Mail Service Began: August 10, 1920
Air Mail Service Ended: June 27, 1927
Total Hours Flown: 4009.04
Total Miles Flown: 391,616
Assignments: College Park, Maryland
  August 24, 1920 – Omaha, Nebraska
  August 28, 1920 – Cheyenne, Wyoming

Pilot Frank Yager discovered a new way to "fly" in heavy fog. He drove his airplane on the ground across 35 miles of foggy prairie, rising into the air only to hop the barbed-wire fences that stood in his way.

Frank Yager  
   
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(top left) Yager
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