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Bob Wylie | Multiple Aviation Schools - Navy

5:55   |   His tests showed high aptitude for math and science so Bob Wylie was able to get into the Navy school he wanted, air traffic control. The federal regulations at the time fit on four pages. The contemporary ones fill a book. They also taught him air navigation when he got past the fundamentals.

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  • Bob Wylie  |  Other Conflict  |  Multiple Naval Air Stations  |  5:01

    Bob Wylie's first post as a Naval air traffic controller was in picturesque Monterey, California. Then it was on to the east coast at Brunswick, Georgia. A short stint back in private life was unsatisfactory so he returned to the Navy and became an air crew member as a secondary job.

  • Bob Wylie  |  Other Conflict  |  Multiple Naval Air Stations  |  5:49

    It was an exotic post, the Pacific atoll Kwajalein. Bob Wylie was an air traffic controller and worked search and rescue as well at the Naval air station there. Then it was back to Georgia for advanced school and further grounding in VFR, Visual Flight Rules. He was assigned to the Philippines just as a massive buildup of forces began in Southeast Asia.

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