"...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."
First a giggle, then a guffaw emanated from the front seat of the PA12 as Angela did the maneuver for the first time. She followed it with the same…
"Montaine and I shared something that day at the Sussex, New Jersey airshow. We were both wrong."
" The Migs had been hurriedly painted with Ukrainian colors and the trident-looking symbol of Ukraine. It may have looked like it was painted with a broom but, by gawd, it wasn't Soviet anymore!"
"One of the geezers on the bench perked up as we rolled to a stop in front of the gas pump. He slowly raised up off the bench and limped slowly over to the trailer, his gimpy leg causing him to lurch a bit like Walter Brennan."
"(The Snowbirds) even let Ace the Wonder Dog sit in one of their jets!"