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Local pilot to be featured in National Air and Space Museum

Local pilot to be featured in National Air and Space Museum

Rancho Santa Fe pilot Gary Bobileff will be part of a new “We All Fly” exhibit in the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. Bobileff will be recognized for his participation in the Citation Special Olympics Airlift, in which pilots volunteer their jets and time to safely transport Special Olympic athletes free of charge to the USA National Games every four years.

Bobileff has made the flights three times over a period of 12 years, starting in 2006 when the national event first began in Des Moines, Iowa. That year, 235 Citations transported 1,500 athletes and coaches.

In 2010 and 2014, Bobileff’s Dove 105...

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