Expanded Horizons - Manuel Castaneda* (5/9/2007)
Section/Chapter: Southwest: Imperial So-Lo
Manuel Castaneda passed away on March 9, 2007 after a lengthy illness. He was born and raised in El Centro, California.
His profession was a heavy equipment operator. As a sideline he had a great interest in aviation and received his Private Pilot certificate. He started his own business, Desert Aircraft Rental, in Imperial, California.
He encouraged his wife Pat to obtain her Private Pilot certificate, and she joined the Imperial So-Lo Chapter.
A contribution in his memory has been sent to The Ninety-Nines for the Amelia Earhart Scholarship Fund.