John Lee Baker, president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association from 1977 to 1990, passed away March 11 at his home in Angier, N.C. Funeral services were scheduled for March 14. Baker, a Nebraska native and the son of a pilot, served as a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot in the Korean War, then earned a law degree from Creighton University. He worked on the staff of Sen. Roman Hruska (R-Neb.) and subsequently was appointed assistant administrator in the FAA’s office of general ...


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