When did Danny receive his first license?

July 7, 1960 (July 1962)

Want to learn the history of how Danny became a pilot? ... Check out these articles

Danny Kaye (March 1964) - Pictures included

“If I Can Learn to Fly, You Can Learn to Fly” (January 1967)

Danny Kaye Likes Air (July 1962)

“Danny Kaye Quits Golf For Hobby of Flying” (May 1961)

Just what could Danny fly?

Danny Kaye: “I always wanted to fly a big jet. So I did fly a DC-10 not long ago. I’m also rated in Lear jets, jet commanders and I have a commercial pilot license. I’m qualified to fly single and multiple engine airplanes, and jets. I’m instrument rated.” (February 17, 1972)

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Did you know… Danny flew twice the speed of sound!
Edwards Air Force Base - November 25, 1962

“Danny Kaye receives a Mach 2 emblem after flying twice the speed of sound in an F-104 Starfighter over Edwards Air Force Base while making a documentary film. Col. Ray Vandiver pins the Mach 2 emblem on Kaye after the 30-minute flight at a speed up to 1,380 m.p.h.

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