From August 1935 to November 1936, Keith attended Air Corps Technical School at Chanute Field. He enrolled in the Airplane and Engine Mechanics Course. He was at school sixteen months.
His subjects are listed below and each course had hours involved which is the number following:
- Engine operation and testing – 54
- Fuel, lubricants, superchargers – 57
- Ignition, starting, lighting systems – 84
- Engine Construction and repair – 147
- Airplane inspection and maintenance – 90
- Airplane rigging and theory of flight – 60
- Airplane construction and repair – 87
- Airplane propellers – 57
- Airplane instruments – 60
- Airplane covering and finishing – 60
- Airplane metal work – 57
- Basic Training
- Elements of wood work – 30
- Elements of metal work – 30
- Mechanical Drawing – 45
- Mathematics – 45
Total 1035 hours of training
It is my belief that the photos above are of the school at Chanute Field. Of course, I am guessing for nothing was written on them.
Here they are finishing props class. Keith is on the right, front man in front in squat position. They are holding what looks like a booklet. Unfortunately, there are no names written on the back of this photo.