"...perhaps it was the snap roll that did it. Whatever it was, the sudden force on the crank shaft caused it to break and the propeller to depart from the rest of the airplane."
A few years ago, Mike Dennis shared his philosophy of writing with me. It seems he felt the main reason for telling a story was to bring forth one from…
"She swooped for the runway in an extremely short approach and landed in a turn, making the first turnoff."
I once heard someone say that general aviation is the most regulated form of transportation that there is. I don’t know if that’s true, but it’s gotta be…
“Have you noticed,” he said, “that all my hobbies require the wearing of a helmet?”
"The audience roared with laughter, and Tom was embarrassed to be so confused as to his location that weekend. When I heard about his Faux Pas, I was inspired and stole the bit for use in virtually every performance I did for years afterward."
"Most flight instructors are building time while they lust after that airline job. When it is finally in their grasp, they haul ass, leaving all their students to find another flight instructor, who is also lusting after that airline job!"
"let’s not forget that some of us will revert to the actions of a guy who is driving a Soap Box Derby racer."
Written in July, 2018 In a recent article in the Tailwheeler’s journal, I described with my tongue just a little bit in my cheek, how I’d established…
"Like the Dutch Touch, The Tailwheel Drag is incredibly difficult. But mastery of it will create a pilot who is truly the master of the plane. And isn’t that what we’d all like to be?"