Fingal Smith Flies: 0050.0753


Editor, Cranbrook Courier,

Cranbrook, B.C.

            Dear Sir – I wish to thank you for your courtesy in referring to my first attempt as an aviator.  I am especially pleased to my kind friends, the owner, Mr. Baker, and the pilot, Mr. Gunnar, for their kind invitation to enable me to get so grand a view of Cranbrook and surroundings.  The ease with which we moved at so lofty a height was indeed a delightful experience.  With so careful and expert a pilot at the wheel, one may be assured of safety and speed.  A timid lady told me she would not go up in an airplane for a million dollars.  Less will give one a very pleasant sensation.

                                                                                    J. FINGAL SMITH

0050.0753: Fingal Smith Flies

Newspaper letter to editor thanking owner and pilot of airplane for taking John Fingal Smith for a ride.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  October 30, 1930
Pages:  12
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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People arrow Baker, Valentine Hydearrow
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Transportation arrow Airports and Airplanesarrow
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