Monthly Archives: November 2011

Only three things seemed able to hold his interest…

Chuck Sharp is another of the CNAC stalwarts I’d like to introduce. He made his own way to China in 1933 and caught on with CNAC because his 1,000 hours of flight time wasn’t enough to land him a job … Continue reading

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Hugh Leslie Woods and a favor for the U.S. Navy

Woody swallowed his irritation and agreed. Back in Hankow, an errand boy delivered a wrapped package to Woody’s apartment, and, as promised, it was only six or eight inches square, and it weighed about a pound. Woody flew the package to Chungking as “pidgin cargo” without disturbing the wrapping. Continue reading

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An even better picture of William Bond

This one also comes courtesy of CNAC scion Diego Kusak, who currently lives in Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province in Southwest China.

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The man himself — William Langhorne Bond

And here’s a picture of Bond himself, courtesy of Diego Kusak in Kunming, China… (Looks to me like Ryan did a pretty good impersonation for his Historical Halloween project.)

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