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Aircraft Pioneer, 83, Savors Bold Designs That Still Fly
[San Diego County Edition]
Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Author: Ray, Nancy
Date: Sep 16, 1991
Start Page: 1
Section: Metro; PART-B; Metro Desk
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PHOTO: (A2) Pioneer of Flight: [Ed Heinemann]'s flying hot rods still figure in the war games played by Top Gun pilots at Miramar Naval Air Station. His most famous creation, the A-4 Skyhawk, is still used in training exercises. The 83-year-old Heinemann discusses the F-117A stealth fighter, in background, with Air Force Maj. [Doc Whitescarver], left, at Miramar.; PHOTO: Ed Heinemann with an A-4 Skyhawk used in training at Miramar Naval Air Station.; PHOTO: Above, Ed Heinemann, assisted by Manuela Amador and escorted by Air Force Lt. Erick Holman, checks out the F-117A, the Air Force's stealth fighter, used extensively during the Persian Gulf War. . . .; PHOTO: . . . At left, Heinemann discusses aeronautics with Lt. Cole Cowden, left, and Lt. Andy Jones at Miramar Naval Air Station. / DAVE GATLEY / Los Angeles Times

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