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1. A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did April/27/1947 Photos and biographical article about William Paul Odom, or William Odom, a record-setting airplane pilot "reared in Kansas City and learn[ing] to fly here ten years ago." Born in Belton, Missouri, about...

2. Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight Claims Flying Record: Max Conrad Lands in St. Louis after 5,000-Mile Flight September/8/1968 Article about 65-year-old pilot Max Conrad and his successful claim of "the world's record for flying distance in a closed circuit," in the air for 38 hours "from Saint Louis to Des Moines to Kansas City...

3. From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris From Desk to Cockpit: Then It's Back to Clerical Job for Mrs. Grace M. Harris September/9/1949 Photo, caption, and article about Mrs. Grace Harris, "a 2-time winner at the National Air races in Cleveland," awarded there by actor Jimmy Stewart. Description of her airplane flying career which began...

4. R. Shelden and Ruth Stafford R. Shelden and Ruth Stafford October/31/1974 Biographical article about R. Shelden Stafford and his wife Ruth Stafford, local "ferry pilots" flying small airplanes to destinations around the world from their headquarters residence "at Lake Lotawana."...