HOUSTON, Texas – Following the death of President George H.W. Bush late on Friday evening, aviation industry leaders have noted his contributions as an aviator. Both personally and as a policy maker, the 41st president of the United States left his mark upon the field of air travel. In the United States and Europe, media sources documented his accomplishments as a pilot this weekend, reported Wings Journal.
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December 5, 2018 --With decades of public service, including as CIA director, vice president, and President of the United States, it's easy to forget George H.W. Bush began his life of service as a Naval aviator, and flew in 58 combat missions in the Pacific Theater during World War II. As president, George H.W. Bush made aviation policy a focus.
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