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Pilots Mark Richardson and Lessing Stern at the Garberville airport in the Den Enterprises Lic Robinson - 44 out of Heber, Utah.

The first pilot to ever land at Garberville Airport immediately at the end of World War II was Garberville's Des Swithenbank, 92 years young. He is shown here standing in front a 1946/47 Piper Cub similar to the aircraft he landed while in an engine-out maneuver.




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