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December 5, 1966
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0 0 Approved For Release 2000/08 frcn+ Edit Q1:rr' P.+go Pnjo Panv DES 140INES, IOWA REGISTER M-230, 891 S-SI'?+ =95 DEC 5 1966 D a v i d' s ? Mil zoa The plane was a Pilatus Pot-I ;mother Mrs. Phillip Alle,t a . tct:, developed in Switzerland to 11 retrieve stranded skiers from Nevada school teacher, said her:! mountain slopes.,. It. costs abollti son "hopes to save his money 00,000, can takeoff loaded in' ,and someday come back to Iowa j;. 320 feet and can carry 11 per-, and buy a farm," ;"sons. It climbs at a rate of 1,4201 Cattle-Raiser !!feet a minute and can land at of speed of about 47 knots, "It takes a lot of money toI:~' ! Al ]call- 50 Air America fliers. buy a farm nowadays," she , and 20 aircraft have been lost toy added. "David would like to enemy action. Many captured raise cattle someday." . A1ir America fliers have been Allen is a pilot for Air Ameri !killed by the Viet. Cong, who, trcal; them as spies. .ca, called the private air force i Brother in SAC j of the Central Intelligence r ,Aeenev (CIA1_ Air Ammrir~ (hnr,__~llef~ is unmarried. A brother,I Iowa farm boy DES MOINES David Allen, 29, of rural Nevada, Nevada remains an 00 a year. April.+195:i, after five years as al' 'Navy pilot. He was graduatedi- froni Milford Iligh School inI I 1955 and from Iowa State Uni- versity in 1959. Allen writes frequently to his ,parents but "tells us very little !about his work," Mrs. Allen said. Sleeping Bag y:; "For Christmas he wanted a EV R A' PiOTsleeping bag and a mail order .,-Ng` catalogue," said Mrs. Allen. We sent: him the sleeping bag FLIES FOR CIA but couldn't get a catalogue. He just loves to fly. "We probably won't see him By Nick Lamberto until next summer when he gets (Register staff writer) :cave." NEVADA, IA. - Though 11e: Mrs, Allen said a recent now flies for one of the most,! letter from her son told more secretive airlines in the world,i about his work than any they ,marked aircraft,, never adver-; ;tiles and never discusses its l operations. Pilots wear plain gray uni- forms, do not mingle with other __. Pilots and receive an { have received. The letter de- scribed an assignment in I which he ferried a light plane- 6,000 miles from Switzerland to Thailand. Omaha, Neb. A sister, Jan''q, is married to a former Air. Force pilot. "David's the only one who really wants to come back and be a farmer," Mrs. Allen said. FOIAb3b Approved For Release 2000/08/03 : CIA-RDP75-00149R000100060019-8