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OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS HISTORY BY FRED COX CREW FRIENDSHIP REUNION WEBSITE FIRST PUBLISHED JULY 16, 2000

Convertible
DC-8-55
Flagship
Contender

CAPTAIN AUTHOR
GEORGE FLAVELL


UACI 747
Saudi colors
June 1979 -
Febr 1981


Electra
L-188C N182H

DC-7B N953P
Oakland AP 1967

DC-8-55
Travis AFB,
CA 1969

DC-8 Zurich
Switzerland
July 1975

OVERSEAS NATIONAL AIRWAYS CREW WEB

Holder of the ONA Super Wings Gold Award for magnificent contributions to the ONA Crew Web

GEORGE FLAVELL # 45
PILOT´S SENIORITY LIST




DC-8 nose from Horizons

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David and his father
Winnie Defieux

Both were great people in
my life. I applied to ONA
in the mid 1950's for a
co-pilot position with
only 300 hours experience
and Winnie took me into
his office and with a cup
of coffee for both of us;
sat me down and explained
just what I should have to ...
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Adventure of becoming an
airline pilot

A lifelong love of airplanes and flying 
but a deep-seated belief that I had missed 
the education I would need and not 
wealthy enough to proceed and perhaps 
not physically perfect enough left me 
in awe of those who could walk that walk. 
These thoughts disappeared in an instant 
one-day when I saw a sign that said, 
“Learn to Fly.” My dream came to life 
and I grabbed it with all my life forces. 
I lived for ground school, every aviation 
manual I could find, for every flight 
lesson, for every aviation conversation. 
I succeeded far beyond my dreams. 

Adventure of becoming an airline pilot by George Flavell



DC-8 Zurich July 1975


Resurgence





Captain George Flavell and
beautiful daughter Leslie




The Victory of the Lightning

Cover designed by Ron Hart, ONA Pilot and
Captain with American Airlines after ONA
went out of business.
The name comes from the Lockheed Lighting P-38
Fighter that was the superior fighter of
World War II. (Others will argue that but stats
prove otherwise.)

RON HART - ARTIST PILOT

Flight crews
March 10, 2007


Featuring great pilots of
Overseas National Airways


HONDURAS OCTOBER 1974
Story submitted by courtesy of
ONA California editor
Irene Miller Turner

Fit as a fiddle!

George in his Douglas
flight suit!

ONA STYLISH AIRCREWS



ONA FLORIDA DREAM FLIGHT PARTY!

Fort Lauderdale reunion
F/A, March 10, 2007


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