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About Dan Schmiedt
The ink wasn’t quite dry on Dan Schmiedt’s pilot’s license when he bought a 1946 Luscombe 8A in 2003. After a challenging checkout, a weary-eyed fight instructor told Dan that the only way he’d get better with the directionally-challenged Luscombe was to fly it every day. Since then, he has done his best to do just that, flying it most mornings before going to work at Clemson University. Today, Dan is a part-time CFI and staff advisor to the University’s flying club. When he’s not flying the Luscombe, or flying with a student, he is working on restoring a 1954 Cessna 195B.
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