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Local Lawton veterans relive youth with 'Ageless Aviation'


LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A group of veterans recently found their heads in the clouds for a short time as they flew in a restored World War II era Stearman airplane.

"It was fantastic," said Army veteran David Gagne minutes after he climbed out of the plane. "It was a little cool. It was cold around the edges up there."

Gagne was one of eight residents of the Lawton Veterans Center who enjoy the opportunity to take a 15-minute flight in the skies above Lawton-Fort Sill courtesy of Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. The volunteer organization tours the country with a fleet of five Stearman a...

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