Larry grew up in Saratoga, something I’ve yet to accomplish! Saratoga has a Blue Ribbon Trout Fishing River, the North Platte flowing smack-dab thru it. Both Larry and I find every opportunity to limber up our fly rods given the influence a place like Saratoga had on us…. After losing.
JetBlue co-founder Al Spain has plenty of experiences to share I had the honor and privilege to be part of the New Air/JetBlue Start-Up Team in 1999. It was a truly wonderful experience for Cheryl and me. Certainly, a high point in my aviation career. Nuthin’ but good memories of.
The following is a photo/copy of the booklet published by the Newcomen Society in 1995 for the very first Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame celebration/induction. I had the high honor of being the keynote speaker for this event. I was doubly honored given my father was one of the.
My flight with Ralph, by Kent Westedt One day Kent Westedt had an unbelievable flight with Ralph. They were solid IFR and lost all electrical and all instruments! All they had was a magnetic compass to fly with! Ralph adroitly mentally converted the magnetic compass into a primary flight display.
The CAPTAIN CLAYTON OSBON Story In command of JBU Flight 191 PROLOGUE As part of the start-up team for New Air (which became JetBlue Airways), I had input on the early hiring, some of the operational procedures, training, and pilot check-rides. I was JetBlue’s senior line pilot, check airman,.
Ralph Johnson — His life and (amazing) times A three-part series recorded in June 1996 at the time of Ralph’s 90th birthday Interviewer: Stephen Johnson. These are MP4 videos on a thumb drive and very big files. Part 1: Chronicles life on the Johnson family farmstead in the.
The Love of My Life has held that position since 1970. On a recent romantic evening, at Lon’s at Hermosa Inn, sipping a nice Cabernet at 5:56 PM, April 8, 2021, we re-upped our contract and are working on our second century t’gether! Come April 8, 2023 we’ll have just.
When I went with Frontier Airlines in 1967 the airline still flew DC-3’s. In the DC-3, following the ground school taught by Van Steenberg, all flight training was in the actual aircraft albeit we did use Clinton Aviation’s WWII era Link Trainer for some pre-employment tests and Instrument Training. The.
L-R: Billy Walker – Ed Newberg – Alan Ripa – Russ Gilmore – Jim Swanke, the original BEARS. …at the Black Bear restaurant with Ed’s Clenet, a very nice collectors automobile. All the above were formerly members of the CAF which had once been the Confederate Air Force. Later the.
In April 2022, Landon Lucas, 19, was recovering in ICU – A year prior to that, at 18, he received notoriety by performing a difficult emergency landing on the New Jersey causeway. This past April (2022) The Jackson Hole news reported: “Teen pilot from Jackson severely injured in New Mexico.