Few would argue that Tony Levier should hold a very special place in leading the
Tony became fascinated with planes as a young teenager after learning of Lindbergh's famous trans-Atlantic flight. It is said that upon hearing about it he proclaimed to his family: "I'm going to be a pilot!" Rumor has it that his Mom said, "Just remember to be a good one." No question he took that suggestion to heart as he became one of the most famous test pilots and aviation racers that ever lived.
Tony's aviation career began by chance and with a little luck. While walking barefoot (they did that alot in those days) down a movie theatre isle he saw what he thought was a dollar bill. He picked it up with his toes and continued to his seat, where he discovered it was a $10 bill. He said the first thought that popped into his head was, "Tomorrow morning I'm going to go take my first flying lesson." Read more of Tony's history here.
After testing and flying more than 200 types of aircraft, Tony LeVier is widely known to have declared the
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