Monday, September 22, 2014

Sept. 22 – On this day in Montana history in 1927 the Miles City airport had “planes bob out of the skies like birds.” It was a stopover on an air derby race between St. Paul and Spokane. Miles Citians cheered as local flyer “Flying Cowboy” C.B. McMahan buzzed the city and came in in first place. He eventually finished ninth, but in Miles City on this day he was number one.

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