American Airlines captain Mike Sommars taxis the Boeing Stearman open cockpit biplane out onto the runway at Ardmore’s Industrial Airpark last Friday to begin taking Sulphur Veterans Center residents on short flights as part of a program by the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. Six local veterans were taken up in the plane by. Sommars is a volunteer with the foundation.
Sulphur Veterans Center residents are pictured before going up in a restored Boeing Stearman biplane last Friday at the Ardmore Industrial Airpark.The flights are made possible by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. Assistance was provided by the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs. Local veterans who made the trip were, from left,Ty Mullins, Robert Derr, Eugene Hester, Rick Ayers, Jason Hartless, American Airlines captain Mike Sommars, who volunteers his time with the foundation, and Mike Shultz.
Last Friday was a special day for six Sulphur Veterans Center residents. T