David H. Young
David H. Young
David H. Young
EB Trustee, 1960
Mr. & Mrs. Dave Young and
Mr. & Mrs. Reinhardt Ausmus
Long Beach, 1973

Flying Career Includes WW I Service

President, Early Birds - 1956-57
First Airplane Piloting experience 1913,
Hammondsport, N. Y. with The Glenn Curtiss Company.
Later built plane and accomplished short flights in Columbus, Ohio.
Early in 1917 enlisted in Army Signal Corps for flight training. Commissioned 1st Lt. Air Corps Res. --- with command duties and over to France for squadron training.
Flight leader and Commander of 96th Squadron on day bombing --- activities in France. World War I over --- Assigned Air Corps Headquarters, Washington, D. C.
Joined Pure Oil Company 1920.
Then March Field, California.
Retired from P. O. June 1959.
1941 Staff 3rd Air Force, Tampa, Fla.
1942 Special Weapons Laboratory, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio.
1943 Air Base Commander, Alaska, South Dakota and Florida. Proving Ground Command.
Lt. Colonel U. S. Air Force, Command Pilot. (Retired May, 1954)
From The Early Birds of Aviation CHIRP
November 1960, Number 64

Our own president, Dave Young, pictured in his younger days seated in a Curtiss-type biplane that he built himself in 1914 at Columbus , Ohio, the year and place the photo was taken.
From The Early Birds of Aviation CHIRP
June, 1957, Number 57

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Dave Young

David and Mrs. Young were living in Wilmette, Illinois in 1959
David H. Young died in 1978
From The Early Birds of Aviation
Roster of Members, 1996

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