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14411
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If anything unusual, startling or disconcerting in connection with aviation happens to take place in the vicinity of Charlotte, Haskell Deaton is probably behind it.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 18, Oct 1947, p6, 24, f
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29207
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One of the shiniest and newest exhibits at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham came from a Charlotte junkyard. The exhibit is a vintage DC-3 airplane and significant part of North Carolina aviation history. It was one of the first passenger airplanes to fly for a North Carolina company.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p18-19, il
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34421
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In the mid-1940s, entertainment in Charlotte was almost entirely segregated. But the owner of Plaza Airport, named Haskell Deaton, organized an air show specifically for African American spectators to attend, though all were welcome. Pilots Charlie Foxx and Charlie Flowers, members of the celebrated Tuskegee Airmen, all African American, flew in the show.
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