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Fifty years of flying right -- Doc Wething has had big impact on DL airport

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"They fly through the air with the greatest of ease, those daring young men in their flying machines..."

Once upon a time, Duane "Doc" Wething was one of those daring young men.


"I solo'd (flying an airplane) for the first time when I was 17... in 1944," Wething recalled earlier this week. That was the same year he got his first pilot's license.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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