November 30, 2018

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As those close to me may know, I tend to ascribe somewhat human properties to airplanes.  Somehow, I just feel that they are greater than the sum of their parts.  I remember many years ago, standing in a dimly lit hangar in Medford Oregon with the 1946 Taylorcraft BC12D I had just purchased.

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November 16, 2018

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Sometimes it sure pays to have pals with Taildraggers!  Jeff Thompson needed some recurrent work while his Husky is being worked on and my PA12 was undergoing a trim cable change, so I used Outlaw Aviation's Cessna 120 and Jeff and I had a great time with it.

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November 2, 2018

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A couple of weeks ago and right after the latest newsletter came out, I received a couple of messages. One was from former student of Tailwheel Town, Richard Greensted. Richard owns a lovely 140 and he sent a great pic of him and his son, Kai with their 140.

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October 19, 2018

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The two-week period began with Andreas Ritter's arrival to finish getting checked out in his Cessna 140 and to do a little maintenance on it.  Andreas brought his daughter, 14-year-old Anna, who pitched in to help with a bunch of the work.  The two launched off in Andreas' Cessna 140 and reported that they made North Las Vegas in a couple of days.  The 140 will be put in a container and sent to Germany.

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October 5, 2018

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As I wrote in last week's newsletter, I took a week off to go backpacking in Idaho with Actor/Writer/Producer Doug Copsey and Emmy Award winning Cinematographer and Director, Norman Nelson. Here's a pic of the three of us at Duck Lake.

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#215 Lurking

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What comes to your mind when you think of the word, “Lurking”?  Probably a burglar, lurking in the shadows, or someone generally up to no good.  Skydivers use the term…

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