Uncle John’s 101st Birthday Flight

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June 2024

Triple Tree Aerodrome Celebrates “Uncle” John Hartness’ 101st Birthday, Showcasing Triumph of the Human Spirit.

Woodruff, SC — June 2024 — Triple Tree Aerodrome, a renowned non-profit organization dedicated to aviation education and heritage preservation, is excited to announce a historic event. On Tuesday, June 25th, 2024, we will honor “Uncle” John Hartness, a beloved volunteer and exceptional pilot, as he celebrates his 101st birthday with a special flight in one of our aircraft.

“Uncle” John Hartness, the brother of Tom Hartness, the founder of the internationally acclaimed Greenville corporation Hartness International, has been a dedicated supporter of Triple Tree Aerodrome for many years. As an esteemed volunteer and active pilot, he continues to inspire with his unwavering passion for aviation, influencing countless lives.

Last year, “Uncle” John made headlines with his historic flight to celebrate his 100th birthday, gaining recognition from multiple regional and national news outlets, including Fox News. Over the past year, he has continued to thrive, even participating in a video by renowned YouTuber Mr. Beast titled “Ages 1-100 Decide Who Wins.” He remains actively involved at Triple Tree Aerodrome, offering mentorship and embodying our core values of fun, fellowship, and hospitality.

“Our organization is thrilled to celebrate the remarkable life of ‘Uncle’ John Hartness, whose dedication to aviation and our community is truly extraordinary,” said Robb Williams, Executive Director of Triple Tree Aerodrome. “This exceptional event underscores our mission to foster a love for aviation among young individuals while highlighting the invaluable mentorship provided by individuals like ‘Uncle’ John.”

We invite members of the press to join us in celebrating “Uncle” John Hartness’ 101st birthday. Witness the triumph of over a century of life and the profound impact of mentors like “Uncle” John. Join us at Triple Tree Aerodrome on Tuesday, June 25th, 2024, at 11:00 AM for an extraordinary event that celebrates the spirit of aviation, youth, and mentorship. This historic achievement not only exemplifies the resilience of the human spirit but also highlights the transformative power of mentorship beyond the confines of traditional textbooks.

For more information about the Triple Tree Aerodrome, including our educational programs, please visit www.tta.aero.

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June 2024 Triple Tree Aerodrome Celebrates “Uncle” John Hartness’ 101st Birthday, Showcasing Triumph of the Human Spirit. Woodruff, SC — June 2024 — Triple Tree

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