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Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with John Rice
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.
.5 hours sound cassette
10 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
30 minutes length
Interviewee: Rice, John
Interviewer: Holey, George
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 101 (Library Call Number)
AV1992.88.20 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Air Museum of Minnesota Oral History Project'