Bio: Wendt, James – Ensign (Solo Flight – Mar
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 17 Mar 1966
Navy Ensign James H. Wendt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Wendt of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), has made his first solo flight in a T2A "Buckeye" jet trainer aircraft while undergoing flight training with Training Squadron Seven (VT-7) at the Naval Auxiliary Air Station in Meridian, Miss.
He "soloed" after having flown approximately 18 hours of dual instruction at the air station's McCain Field.
VT-7 is a basic flight training squadron, using the Buckeye for training future Navy and Marine Corps pilots in basic flight, instrument flying and formation flying.
A graduate of Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., Ens. Wendt entered the service in June 1965.
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