AH, TO BE a cowboy star!

Gene Aurty will buy a helicopter to help make the short hops on his one-nighters. He usually does about 65 cities in 70 days.

He now owns a regulation plane but finds many towns he visits do not have airports. In addition, he hopes to keep the ‘copter parked in his garage at the North Hollywood home so he can fly quickly to the Pioneertown location for his 52 TV films a year.