Clipped From Altoona Mirror
R. W. Kane aMtoona Youth Trains Pilots TUSKEGEE ARMY AIR FIELD, Ala., July 21.—In order that the ^student fliers of the army air forces may be , w e 11 versed in aerial tactics, the army solicits and trains me n to -give adequate instruction instruction to fu, fu, ture single and vtwih-e n g i n e pilots. 2nd Lt. Rich- |ard W. Kane, |who was recently ^assigned to the I Tuskagee army air field as a flight instructor, is one of the many trained for such ^purpose in the-training command. -Beginning his pre-flight training , at Maxwell Field, Ala., on Dec. 29, 1942, the flight instructor was later ' assigned to many other fields, progressing through all the phases of training. , i After receiving his commission as a flying officer on Aug. 30, 1943, at George Field, 111., he was as- 1 signed to Randolph field, Texas, to begin flight instructor's training. ^He. also furthered his knowledge of 'instruction at Bryan field, Texas. "' Fresh from the instructor's 1 ^-school, the army flier was reassigned reassigned to George field, III., where _he was given his first chance to " apply his acquired knowledge. He , ; 'is now at the Tuskegee army air j • field teaching cadets the art -of ^flying. Lt. Kane is a former student of Franklin and Marshall college, -Lancaster. He is the son of Mr. -..and Mrs. R. W. Kane of 211 Ruskin - drive, Altoona.