The Spivey family flying station wagon

Cessna 170B 1952. Owner Kenneth R. Spivey

There are many men who will tell you that buying an airplane very nearly resulted in divorce because their wives were dead-set against its purchase.

Kenneth Spivey Jr., from Vestavia, Ala., says he had a completely different experience: “My wife actually MADE me go buy this airplane!” he said, gesturing to his 1952 Cessna 170B.

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