Charles "Chief" Anderson

Charles "Chief" Anderson (1907-1996) was the lead instructor for the civilian flight training program at Kennedy Field of Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Macon County. He also worked with the Tuskegee Flight Training Program and the renowned Tuskegee Airmen and is known as "the Father of Black Aviation" for his many achievements in breaking the color barrier in the air.

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