top of page

Journeys of Discovery: Sentimental journey with American Airlines’ circa-1937 “Flagship Detroit”

When George Dennis retired from his career as an American Airlines pilot, he wanted to do something more than just retire. His next mission came along when he noticed an old DC-3 airplane sitting in a field.

Join NPR correspondent Tom Wilmer at the Shelbyville Municipal Airport in Tennessee for a visit with George Dennis and his airborne compatriots, Dave Buffington, Lisa Butler and her husband Blake Butler.

Listen to the full story:


bottom of page