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Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Robert D. Hodge
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: After service in World War II, Robert D. Hodge set up Northeast Airways in Virginia, Minnesota. A few years later he became a game warden and shortly thereafter a Game Warden Pilot. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Learning to fly at Hibbing Junior College. Some of the early planes. Training glider pilots in World War II. Some other World War II experiences mainly ferrying planes. The start of Northeast Airways. Some information on the SeaBee airplane. His move to Ely Minnesota and working for the Minnesota Department of Conservation. Anecdotes about chasing poachers, rescue operations, tracking wolf packs. Comments on the future of aircraft in conservation work. The start of Wisconsin Central Airways (later North Central Airlines).
2 hours sound cassette
31 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
90 minutes length
Interviewee: Hodge, Robert D.
Interviewer: Holey, George
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 101 (Library Call Number)
AV1992.88.9 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project'