I flew primarily in the Great Lakes region, mainly to the Cleveland Clinic. One passenger came from West Texas for treatment. I picked her up in Kentucky, flying the final leg to Cleveland. I finally decided to sell the airplane in 2005, officially retiring from flying. My two sons, Ty and James, have also pursued flight. Ty soloed at sixteen and James pursued a career in the Air Force.
HENRY OLDEN JR - son of FAIRHAVEN AIRPORT FOUNDER PASSED at 78
"I also flew the North Atlantic routes to London, Paris, Brussels, and Stockholm. I (left) didn't go on to fly the Italy route because I decided to check out in the Boeing 777 in 1999. " Henry Olden, Jr.
Perhaps one of the most exciting times in the early days of aviation, took place here in a field off Bridge Street and Mill Rd in Fairhaven, (now the site of Titleist) in the late 1920s.
Henry Olden Sr founded Sound Airways and a flight training school, and his son Henry Jr after being a passenger in the cockpit riding with his dad, soon became a pilot himself, with a fascinating career, flying both military and commercial aircraft of all types for decades. Henry Jr's son, James also continued on with the legendary family tradition, becoming an Air Force pilot. He eventually became an instructor before retiring. Henry Olden Jr, died peacefully with family by his side at his home, November 4, 2022, in Chagrin Falls Ohio. He was 78. Obituary here: https://www.southcoasttoday.com/obituaries/pneo0349180