The OX5 Aviation Pioneers Club will present its Legion of Merit award to air show legends Bob and Patty Wagner of West Milton at its 59th reunion on Nov. 6 and 7 in Lakeland, Fla. Patty will also receive the Pioneer Women award.
The Legion of Merit Award honors a member who has continuously participated in aviation over a period of 40 years while demonstrating unusual technical and safe flying ability and the use of aircraft for the betterment of mankind. The Pioneer Women Award is presented on the basis of a woman’s nationally recognized reputation as a pioneer in aviation or for her personal contributions to the cause of general aviation.
The OX Aviation Pioneers Club focuses on the era of the Curtiss OX5 engine and early aviators. Visit ox5.org for more information.