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Round-the-World Flyer Brian Lloyd, Wb6rqn, Recruiting Pilots for Dominica Airlift

Newington, CT -- The following information was released by the National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL):

Brian Lloyd, WB6RQN, the Texas aviator who recently circumnavigated the globe following Amelia Earhart's path, is spearheading "Dominica Airlift -- Angels to Eden" to aid residents of the storm-stricken Caribbean island nation. The Category 5 Hurricane Maria slammed into Dominica on September 18, leaving the population of about 70,000 without power or viable telecommunications, in addition to wreaking severe damage to homes and infrastructure, including the island's port, but sparing at least one usable airstrip. Lloyd learned this week, however, that the relief situation on Dominica is improving. …

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