Bailey’s first flight since 1944

By Derrick Krusche
November 21 2016 - 9:30am
BOND: Classic Air Adventures owner Doug Hamilton embraces World War II veteran John Bailey before their Kittyhawk flight. Pictures: MARK JESSER
BOND: Classic Air Adventures owner Doug Hamilton embraces World War II veteran John Bailey before their Kittyhawk flight. Pictures: MARK JESSER

John Bailey was only 21 when he hopped into the cockpit of a P40 Kittyhawk to fly his first mission against the Japanese over Papua New Guinea in 1943.

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