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Peter Wright was one of the original pilots who flew for Claire Chenault's "Flying Tigers" in  China. Peter along with others from that group found flying the VS-44 for American Export Airlines to be their next adventure.

VS-44 N41881 & N41882
American Export Airlines

Log Book Entries

Oct/Nov/Dec 1944
Capt. Emory J. Martin

was previously the Chief Pilot for United Airlines in New York before being recruited  by Charlie Blair to fly for AEA

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October 19th -
26 Navy Pilots
Ira Elder Beltz
October 21st
November 17th
Anchor Watch 
A precaution taken when on board a ship (flying boat)
 when lying to an anchor in bad weather. N41881 at anchor in Bermuda with a watch to ensure no drift.
900' error in altitude -near accident
November 16th -
Test - Landings & Takeoffs
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November 18th
Night Take-off
2,000 lbs over load 

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Thank you to Anthony Gagliani for submitting  the log book page.
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