Category Archives: MILITARY

64th Service Squadron, Air Corps at March Field, Riverside California

From July 19, 1931 to July 19, 1934, Keith was serving with the 64th Service Squadron of the Air Corps at March Field in Riverside, California. “As March Field began to take on the appearance of a permanent military installation, … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Military Service: The National Guard, 116th Observation Squadron, 1930-1931

This post is the beginning of the series on Keith’s military experiences.  It is why this blog was named: The Man Who Lived Airplanes.  He loved airplanes, airplane engines and just being a mechanic.  His interests covered fixing anything with … Continue reading

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Keith and the move to Spokane City about 1925…

The family once again moved about 1925 and settled in Spokane, the city. Their house was very close to Felts Air Field, which I visited in 2002.  They didn’t have a museum at the airfield but in one of the … Continue reading

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Keith Barclay John MacDonald, father, grandfather and his love of Airplanes….

This blog was named for Keith, my dad, and his love of airplanes.  The gray background surrounding the posts is a reminder of him.  He would wear steel-gray cotton trousers with cuffs and dance around the living room to the records he played … Continue reading

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