WWII pilot, 101, soars for final time in P-38

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WWII pilot, 101, soars for final time in P-38

Luck, fate unite pilot with plane
Seated in the co-pilot seat, World War II pilot Frank Royal, 101, gets ready to take off on his “final flight” in Colorado Springs.
Frank Royal had actually flown the plane being restored by Bill Klaers, who runs Westpac Restorations and the National Museum of World War II Aviation.
World War II pilot Frank Royal, 101, walks arm in arm with his son, Randy Roya, right, and granddaughter, Kallie Royal, after having what he called his “final flight” in Colorado Springs.

WWII pilot, 101, soars for final time in P-38

Seated in the co-pilot seat, World War II pilot Frank Royal, 101, gets ready to take off on his “final flight” in Colorado Springs.
Frank Royal had actually flown the plane being restored by Bill Klaers, who runs Westpac Restorations and the National Museum of World War II Aviation.
World War II pilot Frank Royal, 101, walks arm in arm with his son, Randy Roya, right, and granddaughter, Kallie Royal, after having what he called his “final flight” in Colorado Springs.
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