Chester T. Knight

Aviation Student Chester T. Knight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester C. Knight, Route 2, has reported to the Army Air Forces Training Command's Advanced Flying School at Altus, Oklahoma Army Air Field to begin the last lap of his military pilot training.

In two-engine training ships, he will learn the technique of flying the multi-motored bomber or fighter plane he will be piloting overseas and, in ground school, he will further perfect his technical knowledge of combat subjects.

Upon graduation, 10 weeks later, he will be awarded the silver wings of an Army Air Forces pilot and be appointed a Flight Officer or commissioned a Second Lieutenant.

Chester A. Knight, Eau Claire, Route 2, an Aviation Cadet, is at the San Antonio, TX Preflight School for pilots learning fundamentals necessary for actual aerial instruction.  

Three Receive Wings in Army Air Corps

Three from this vicinity have won their wings as pilots in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Second Lieutenant Jerry R. Kyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Kyle, Downsville, and husband of Mrs. Carol S. Kyle, Elmwood, received his advanced training at Brooks Field, Texas and received his commission on December 23.

Second Lieutenant Chester T. Knight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester C. Knight, Route 2, Eau Claire, also received his wings and commission at Brooks Field, Texas on December 23.

Flight Officer Wallace R. Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Lee, 416 Babcock Street, received his appointment and wings at Selman Field, Monro, PA as an Aerial Navigator on December 23.