Fred Austin wrote us: "I sold Charlie Theis's Lockheed 12A a couple of months ago to a fellow down in Texas, Ray Hofman in Midland, TX. It hadn't flown in 12 years. It went out of here like a homesick angel. You will see it around as the new owner plans on flying it. He is a real nice guy. He liked the Lockheed so much he went to Georgia a couple of weeks later and bought McClure's L-12. That's the 12 that sat at Santa Paula for years."