David Grabowski took off from Lodi's airport in September with little idea how far he would retrace the exact route of Cal Rodgers, the oft-forgotten aviator who in 1911 became the first American to fly coast to coast. Rodgers crashed 17 times whe Video by Randall Benton, Produced by Sue Morrow, Aerial footage courtesy David Grabowski and Arina Bleiman The Sacramento Bee
David Grabowski took off from Lodi's airport in September with little idea how far he would retrace the exact route of Cal Rodgers, the oft-forgotten aviator who in 1911 became the first American to fly coast to coast. Rodgers crashed 17 times whe Video by Randall Benton, Produced by Sue Morrow, Aerial footage courtesy David Grabowski and Arina Bleiman The Sacramento Bee

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