European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 26 1968, Page 13

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 26, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseFor fun % we be a a i i " n 3 �5l�-? \ Al y x a Ujj. A a a Al pc stir a wind in the face and an unlimited View put fun Back in flying claims St. Arnold it also makes the landings a bit More terrifying As ground rushes up at the Pilot. St. Arnold and Breezy head for runway past sleek planes above the View is fantastic As Saint flies Over new Skyway Bridge at St. Petersburg right. Ship s wheel is used for Joystick on Breezy goggles Are obviously a necessity during flying time. Sunday May 26 Thi stars and stripes the sleek pressurized jets of today Are no doubt marvels of Engineer ing but to Veteran airman Russell St. Arnold who runs a flying school at St. Petersburg fla., they re Little fun. For the "Saint/1 As he is Nick named flying fun Means a Hurri Cane wind in the face and an open View of the world. So with some parts of other planes he put to Gether the Breezy an aptly named parasol Wing Pusher plane powered by a 100 horsepower engine. It took five months and $5,000 to put Breezy in the air but that s where it is most of the time these Days when Saint can get away from school. Aesthetic touches to the open cockpit Craft include an air Horn from a Pakistan taxi a hand carved wooden propeller and a ship s wheel for a stick. With the Roar of the engine at his Back and the wind smacking him in the face St. Arnold is truly As free As a Bird when he wheels Over the Green Florida keys and the glittering Gulf. Story and photos by Norman Zeisloft Page 14 the stars and stripes Page 15

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