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  • Verenus (Vern) and Jessie Carter

    Verenus Joseph Carter was born on Nov. 2, 1904 in Benjamin, Utah. He grew up in the Spanish Fork area, graduating from Spanish Fork High School in May 1922.  He learned to fly in Los Angeles and soloed on May 20, 1923.Not long after he soloed, Vern answered a call for stunt flyers for a Hollywood movie called "Wings"; he was hired as a German
  • Vulcan 20mm Rotary Cannon

    General Electric M61A1 "Vulcan" 20mm Rotary Cannon The 20mm M61A1 Vulcan built by General Electric was a standard aircraft gun used by the USAF. Based on the premise of the multi-barrel gun first generated by Dr. Gatlin in the nineteenth century, the Vulcan was equipped with a rotary action and was tied into the aircraft's hydraulic or electrical
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