Published by : Billy Walker

My LIST of Stories herein:
My LIST of Stories herein:

There is no set order to my stories. As I add a story I make no attempt to put one ahead of another with one exception. My current BLOG – The Latest and Greatest… I will try to keep at the top for updating and ease of finding it. My.

CAPTAIN MIKE DACIEK STORIES
CAPTAIN MIKE DACIEK STORIES

Military-Commercial History MICHAEL R. DACIEK 29 HATHAWAY LANE HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO 80130 mikedaciek@comcast.net 720-207-1351 “Be decisive. Right or wrong, make a decision. The road of life is paved with flat squirrels who couldn’t make a decision.” Unkown Dear Reader, What you have seen so far is Captain Mike Daciek’s beginning.

Blog – The latest and greatest & when I get ’round 2 it… Began 25 April 2020…
Blog – The latest and greatest & when I get ’round 2 it… Began 25 April 2020…

October 19, 2020… T’day is a sad day in the Arizona Aviation Community. Legendary aviator, LeRoy Peterson has Gone West. LeRoy finally succumbed to a long debilitating illness. Here’s a photo of LeRoy and his beautiful Howard DGA 15. DGA = Damn Good Airplane and it is! In the photo.

AIRCRAFT FOR SALE
AIRCRAFT FOR SALE

CaptainBillyWalker.com is my Aircraft and Parts sales business.  I broker airplanes, cars, parts and, occasionally, other interesting items.  It is a way to stay active in the aviation game.  I truly love it! Take a look at what I have for sale and, if anything pushes your “I want it” button,.

The Ghost Ship     N-29XF
The Ghost Ship N-29XF

An EXTRAORDINARY AIRCRAFT: N-29XF …Stearman’s seem to attract some pretty terrific people. From this special universe I have been blessed with some friendships that seem as lasting as humanity.  Aviation, in general, has been the catalyst. However, the Stearman World seems special in that way. N-29XF – “The Ghost Ship”.

I never did, but almost…
I never did, but almost…

I was almost born in the cabin of my father’s twin engine Beechcraft. I wasn’t, but almost was.  My parents were enroute from Greeley to Cheyenne, a short flight, when my mother went into labor.   I was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming September 30, 1941 less than five minutes after.

Blog 10/2/2017 to 4/21/2020  (when I’m feelin’ gabby)…
Blog 10/2/2017 to 4/21/2020 (when I’m feelin’ gabby)…

April 21, 2020…  In my e-mail traffic this morning was another “Mornin’ Smile” from my ol’ pal, Captain Phil Stallings, or “Capt’n Flip” as he often called!  In fact he is a retired revered pilot extraordinare from our days together at the storied Frontier Airlines.  A better fellow would be.

Blog – Map Welcome to My World?
Blog – Map Welcome to My World?

OK, I’m new at this.  So, cut me some slack!    I switched to ServMask and got rid of GoDaddy.   I now refer to GoDaddy as “GoBadly!”  What a complete sham!  They were all glitz and bullshit!  They were incompetent!  They were unable to solve the simplest of issues.   Yani Illev.

Blog JAN 1, 2017 – to AUG 24, 2018 – An Introduction & Daily BLOG!
Blog JAN 1, 2017 – to AUG 24, 2018 – An Introduction & Daily BLOG!

Greetings!   FIRST, an apology!  I am trying to learn how to put a feature within where you can book-mark and go back to the spot you where you quit reading.  So far this has eluded me, but I’m persistent. In this “page” you’ll see weekly (sometimes daily) postings.  At.

The Summer of 1954…

As a “younker,” I was raised in an aviation family albeit in the small mountain community of Saratoga, Wyoming.  My folks ranched and built a resort, The Saratoga Inn.  Every summer the Conquistadores del Cielo, a very secret group of high-level aviation leaders would fly into Saratoga’s “Shively Field” (named for Jack.