It was back when I was in the airshow biz. I was on my way to an airshow in Ontario, Oregon. Since it was fairly close, I was flying my…
"You would be amazed at how many rated pilots have NEVER landed on dirt or grass."
"...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."
"the next time you hear me say, “I just don’t see how anyone could do something so stupid”, prepare for me to do something really stupid!"
Written October, 2016 By the title, you’d think that this was a story having to do with tying an airplane down. It’s not. Of course, if the airplane in…
"Now, all of the folks who take dual flight instruction from me, should know that I’m a big believer in the “jumping from rock to rock” school of cross country flying."
"He accepted full responsibility, offering absolutely no excuse for the incident. I thought he was a class act."
"The late Bill Warren once commented that Kirby Mills was a mess by the time an airshow was over. All that physical comedy and all those pratfalls in the dirt had made a filthy wreck of him. And I never saw another announcer come close to that kind of dedication."
" The Rajneeshees shook their fists at us and we waggled a middle finger at them. It was true communication."
"We train ourselves every time we take to the air."