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Weekly Blog (when I’m feelin’ gabby)…
March 13th, 2019… Holy Smokes! I’ve been away from my blog duties for almost two weeks! I’ve been a bit bummed out. Yesterday my long-time flying colleague, Captain Bob Banta experienced a major stroke. I was able to say “goodby” thanks to Mike Clevenger, Bob’s neighbor and.
Roger n’ Me
Naming this piece “Roger n’ Me” fits albeit is a bit troublesome. Troublesome as it shares the title to a 1989 Michael Moore movie a movie of much disdain by we conservative folks. This past January 12th, 2019 Colonel Roger K. Parrish joined the “Gone West” scroll. Knowing I’ve been.
Pic’s Airmaster story In the 1930’s, my father, and his non-flying brother, operated a fixed-base operation in Cheyenne, Wyoming. They owned a Gulf Oil bulk plant and sold fuel and oil from their FBO. Prior to their aviation enterprises, they settled in Cheyenne selling produce from my grandfather’s farm east.
Fly the Wing
Towards the end of my airline flying career I was asked by pilot/author, Captain Mark Holt, a Delta Airlines pilot, if I would be interested in writing a book that would help pilots transitioning into the airline world. Mark wrote Turbine Pilots Flight Manual. Mark’s book has sold well over the.
Ron & Alice’s begattings
The following is from Ron Allen, who married Alice Lotz. Alice is Cheryl’s sister. This is Ron’s unedited story. Well sorta. His daughter, Carol, sent some corrections. Regardless, it’s a great story about one of America’s finest families. Ron, having just been discharged from his service in the USAF, experienced.
A Death in the Family – a Frontier Airlines post-script…
I copied the following from the website Jake Lamkins put together and has hosted since the Frontier demise. A more readable copy can be found with this link: http://lamkins.tripod.com/WalkerReport.htmlA DEATH IN THE FAMILY The following report was written by Captain Billy Walker in 1987 on the First Anniversary of the cessation.
AIRCRAFT FOR SALE
FOR SALE CALL: (480) 773-2823 DEAL of the CENTURY: The ULTIMATE Air Show Airplane: The Ghost Ship N-29XF SOON TO BE AVAILABLE 220 HP STEARMAN PHOTOS & DETAILS AVAILABLE SOON.. I will have a 1956 Model 35G Bonanza for sale soon! I sold a 56 ‘G’ Bonanza a year ago. .
Felix Smith made it to a full century of life and five centuries of living!
Felix Smith, Who Piloted Covert Flights Over Asia, Is Dead at 100 Felix Smith in a Douglas DC-4 used by Civil Air Transport in the 1950s. Mr. Smith flew secret missions in Asia for the airline, which was run by the C.I.A. By Sam Roberts Oct. 17, 2018 Felix Smith, a.
EAA CHAPTER 1619 ‘STELLAR AIRPARK’ P19
EAA IS ALL ABOUT AIRPLANES AND CAMARADERIE! I have the assignment of “MEMBERSHIP” for our new EAA Chapter 1619 (Stellar Airpark). If you would like more information: PRESENTLY (23 AUG 2018) . EAA is offering $10 discounts for new memberships. Go on-line and sign up there, just attach a.
Airbase Arizona – CAF – COME FLY WITH US!
For flights in 964, as well as other magnificent WWII aircraft, call our Ride Coordinator(s): (480) 462-2992 firstname.lastname@example.org Or, go to the Airbase Arizona website: www.azcaf.org then select “Fly With Us.” I know you will enjoy your flight experience.