CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM [DELETED] RE FLIGHT PLANNED AS DUPLICATE OF FLIGHT NUMBE

Created: 12/22/1962

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PILOT SCHALK. GROSS3 FOUNDS WITH0 PERCENT. PURPOSE INS ANDACKAGE. FLIGHT PLANNED AS DUPLICATE OF FLIGHT NUMBER TWENTY-THREE. AB TAKEOFF AND CLIMB. PILOT THOUGHT INS INOP BUT SEEMED TO WORK FINE AS HE PROCEEDED. PROBLEM SEEMS TO BE MANNER IN WHICH INS HEADING NEEDLE WORKS.ACKAGE SEEMED TO WORK. BAIRD HAS INSTALLED WEDGE ON VIEWFINDER TO PERMIT PILOT TO VIEW WITHOUT HAVING HEAD JAMMED INTO CANOPY. WORKED FINE INSOFAR AS PERMITTING LOWER HEAD LEVEL. SOME REFLECTION PROBLEMS, MAY BE SOLVED BY PUTTING WEDGE INSIDE VIEWER. FLT PLAN AS FOR NUMBEROLLOWED. NORMAL LANDING AND CHUTE0 POUNDS FUEL. NEXT ACTIVITY, THURSDAYEC FOR TWO INS FLIGHTS ON NUMBER THREE. MERRY XMAS.

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