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Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete
Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete

Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center in Chestertown. He was 91. Mr. Power-Waters, who was born in London and emigrated to New York with his parents in the 1920s, caught the flying bug in the era of Charles Lindbergh. He developed an enthusiasm for flight while watching planes at Long Island's Roosevelt Field, famed as the takeoff point for Lindbergh's historic trans-Atlantic flight in 1927. Mr. Power-Waters took flying lessons at a now-abandoned airport in the...

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