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Seniors get chance of a lifetime, flying in WWII-era plane

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Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00 pm

Harold Schroeder, 88, piloted his own planes all over the state and country for work and pleasure for more than 20 years, but he hadn't been in a cockpit since the early 1990s.

Thursday changed all that when Schroeder was one of three Riverside Lodge Retirement Community residents chosen to go up in a 1942 Boeing Stearman PT-17 as part of an Ageless Aviation Dreams Flight.

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