For Business Aviation
There were several important events in aviation history in 1966. Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson approved the U.S. Department of Transportation, America’s SR 71 Blackbird spy plane was placed in service and Gemini 10 spacecraft was launched successfully. Of importance also, Denny Banner earned his private pilot’s license while on active duty with the U.S. Navy. He enhanced his pilot’s training under the G.I. Bill when his tour was over.