Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with John Rice
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: John Rice first soloed in 1936 in Hector, Minnesota. He received his instructor's rating a few years later and spent World War II years teaching flying. After the war he flew for a short time for Mid-Continent Airlines and then became a fixed base operator and airport manager in Willmar. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Some discussion of aircraft of the 1930s. Flight instruction before and during the war. Definition of a fixed based operator. Issues of being an airport manager. Description of crop spraying. A few anecdotes. Awards he has received.
Quantity .5 hours sound cassette
10 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 30 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Rice, John
Interviewer: Holey, George
Dates Creation: 05/14/1979
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 101
Accession Number AV1992.88.20
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project'

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