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Lecture series features former military pilots

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Airplane Talk, a series of lectures by crew members about their experiences with specific aircraft, is back at the Hill Aerospace Museum.

On Saturday, retired Lt. Col. Paul Huber, a Logan resident, will discuss his experiences as a pilot of an F-4C. Huber flew with the 391st Tactical Fighter Squadron from Cam Ranh Bay, South Vietnam, during 1967-68. Huber was forced to bail out over Laos and was rescued by the crew of a Jolly Green Giant helicopter.

On March 15, Phil Shumway, Orem, will discuss his experiences with the P-39 Airacobra and the P-38 Lightning while he flew with the 12th Fighter Squadron on Guadalcanal in 1943-44.

On March 22, Anthony Bozich, Salt Lake City, will discuss his experiences as a bombardier on a B-26. He flew 45 missions during 1944-45 with the 344th Bomb Group from 9th Air Force bases in England, France and Belgium.

On March 29, retired Lt. Col. Gil Bertelson, Provo, will discuss his experiences as a pilot of the SR-71 Blackbird. Bertelson flew with the 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing from Beal Air Force Base, Calif.

For more information on the lecture series, call the museum at 801-777-6818 or visit its Web site, www.hill.af.mil/museum.