Roundup: February 11, 2015

Almansor Court – 700 S. Almansor, Alhambra, CA.
Social Hour: 5:00 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM

Speaker: Barbara Schultz
Subject: Flying Carpets, Flying Wings: The Biography of Moye W. Stephens

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Join us in February for a fascinating presentation by aviation historian and author, Barbara Schultz, discussing her book, Flying Carpets, Flying Wings, The Biography of Moye W. Stephens.  Come hear the remarkable story of Moye W. Stephens, whose legacy spanned fifty years of aviation history and embraced the early days of flight in Southern California.  Moye is associated with Howard Hughes, Amelia Earhart and many other notable aviators.  Beginning in 1931, he piloted an around the world flight lasting 18 months with famed author, Richard Halliburton, which took them to Timbuktu, Borneo and beyond. Schultz’s book recounts the first factual narrative of this Flying Carpet flight. The program also delves into Stephens’ first commercial run; The Gambler’s Run, to Agua Caliente, Mexico.

Barbara Schultz, herself a pilot, lives with her husband on their own airport, Little Buttes Antique Airpark, north of Lancaster. Their home is part of a hanger that houses several vintage aircraft. Ms. Schultz has written four aviation history books. She travels around the country sharing her love for and knowledge of aviation history. This promises to be an enjoyable presentation so come fly with us in February to learn more about this exciting era of aviation history.

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John Selmer
Deputy Sheriff