Selig took part in a number of CAP activities as a cadet,
including an encampment at Chanute Air Force Base, Ill.,
in the early 1950s.
52 Civil Air Patrol Volunteer
The past is history, the future is a mystery
and the present is a gift. But, if not
recorded, the past becomes a mystery
It took time to develop the first book
five years for the research and about a year
Selig made a couple of discoveries while
writing and publishing his works.
most surprising revelation resulting from
my research was the number of women
involved in our local aviation he
said. a product of the 20th century,
as I said, I must admit to a certain amount
of chauvinism when I was younger. A
woman flight instructor I once knew told
one of her reluctant students, woman
taught you to walk,
He also was surprised at his broad appeal
beyond the aviation community. just enjoy reading about local history, I he said.