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Bouquets to Jacksonville Pilot Joe Duke

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Bouquets to Jacksonville pilot Joe Duke for his Haitian relief missions and winning a Gold Lindy Award at Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture 2013 in Oshkosh, Wis. He won the gold award for his seaplane, a restored Grumman Albatross. The EEA bestows the Lindy, considered the apex of all aircraft awards, for high achievement in aircraft construction or restoration. Duke piloted the seaplane on several flights carrying relief supplies to Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

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