World Flight Arrives in Dallas
by Lt. L. P. Arnold, "Chicago", Mechanic
*Heavy rain this morning until 11:00 when the skies began to clear. The flight departed Muskogee at 12:25 and encountered a strong head wind. The flight also flew through some rain showers.
A group of escorting planes met us and led us to Love Field where we landed at 4:13. We attended the usual reception with a banquet followed by the theater.
[* - Lt. Arnold's journal entries beginning with the Sept. 15th entry are only phrases, but expanded into narrative format for enhanced readability - web ed.]
by Lt. L. H. Smith, Commanding
Very stormy weather this morning delayed the start from Muskogee until 12:28. The flight landed in Dallas, Texas, on Love Field, at 4:13. This field is now the home of several commercial aviation companies and is in good condition.
At Dallas, the flight was met by Colonel Clarence C. Culver, the Air Officer of the 2nd Corps Area. The usual reception was held this evening.