My Home, NC

Airolina Young Aviators

Season 5 Episode 10 | 5m 12s Video has closed captioning.

In the early 1960s, as rampant racism and segregation divided the country, Warren Wheeler struggled to find a job as a pilot. Eventually, he would become the first African-American pilot for North Carolina-based Piedmont Airlines—and one of the first pilots of color in the United States. See how he is sharing his love of aviation with a new generation.

Aired: 02/28/20

Rating: NR

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