U.S. Army veteran Mark McGhee of Sumner works on a 1970 Mooney Ranger at Twitchell’s Airport & Seaplane Base in Turner on Friday. McGhee remembered his mother bringing him to Twitchell’s when he was a young boy to watch airplanes take off. McGhee learned to fly at Twitchell’s and then joined the Army where he was trained to work on Black Hawk helicopters and other military aircraft. The airplane tail at left belongs to a L-16 Champ that was stationed at the San Marcos Army Airfield in Texas. (Sun Journal photo by Daryn Slover)

U.S. Army veteran Mark McGhee of Sumner works on a 1970 Mooney Ranger at Twitchell’s Airport & Seaplane Base in Turner on Friday. McGhee remembered his mother bringing him to Twitchell’s when he was a young boy to watch airplanes take off. McGhee learned to fly at Twitchell’s and then joined the Army where he was trained to work on Black Hawk helicopters and other military aircraft. (Sun Journal photo by Daryn Slover)

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