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PILOT BANFE 1:05
For Captain Chuc Banfe, a Pan American Airways
plo the song should be worded "Around the World
In 8 Days." Thated the time it took him to make
the trip in a(Bonanza Super 5)last October. He
arrives at Southwest Airmotive in Dallas today for
a short visit. His plane is covered with signatuteu
fhe met around the globe. They
include the Prime Minister of Thailand and the mayor
of Rome. Banfe says he undertook the trip fgs
"aaii as s good
Banfe says he started flying in 1941 with the Eagle
Squadron of the RAF, flying a Spitfire. And he has
progressed to the 707. He says it was a little
difficult to fly the ] twin-engine plane after
flying a 707, but1he rather likes it. The pilot
says he trouble in the mid-
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Pilot Banfe], item, January 23, 1961; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc940469/m1/1/: accessed February 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.