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The Phi Delta Theta Aviation Community

This article was originally featured on The Scroll, by Dani Barto.

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Eric Higgins, Indiana ETA (Middle)

 

Feet on the Ground and Phis in the Sky

Imagine walking onto the Indianapolis Speedway on a warm June day more than a century ago—not to see cars speeding around a racetrack—but some of the world’s first airplanes flying through the air. Famous Phi James Clifford Turpin, Purdue 1908, made his mark on history as an aviation pioneer as member of the Wright brothers’ exhibition flying team, which performed that day at the speedway. (more…)



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