Black aviator passes along love of flying to new generation
Jones owns a Maryland flight school
February 27, 1999
Web posted at: 9:35 p.m. EST (0235 GMT)
FORT WASHINGTON, Maryland (CNN) -- Whether an issue of access or money, the chance to learn to fly, or perhaps even ride in a plane, is often beyond the reach of many young African Americans.
But 75-year-old Herbert Jones, who trained with the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, is determined to change that. At his Maryland flight school, he tries to pass along his own romance with flying to a new generation of black youths.
CNN's Kathleen Koch takes a look.
|CNN's Kathleen Koch reports on how Herbert Jones passes his dream on to others.
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