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Dale Basham, a retired commercial pilot, owns the light, sport bi-wing plane in the foreground. Basham has flown for the Air Force, National Guard, and as a commercial pilot for NorthWest Airlines. While in Guam he flew a Vulture 50 into typhoons for three seasons all over the Pacific. Planes he has flown, include Boeing 747, 707, 727, and the DC-10. He bought the sport plane in Frankfurt, Kentucky and flew it back to Payson.

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