Tag Archives: Ernest K. Gann

The Magic Plastic Wheel

Ernest K. Gann, the aviation writer of the Twentieth Century, once wrote about the plastic E6-B flight computer that resided in his top pocket of his uniform shirt. Other pilots had other favorite places in or on their uniform for … Continue reading

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Doing It the Old Fashioned Way

Well, I guess I have graduated from the School of Geekdom at the University of Hardknocks. Following this past week’s computer emergency, with the help of some friends, a couple of manuals, and the Internet, I was able to teach myself … Continue reading

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Flying, Biplanes, and Museums

This morning when I got up, I began trying to catch up on some of my reading. One of the emails I read came from AOPA_ePilot@aopa.org and the lead article, titled, “Plane Jane makes last flight,” made me reflect on … Continue reading

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Ernest K. Gann

If you are a pilot and you enjoy reading, I hope you have a chance to read some of Ernest K. Gann’s works.  If you want to have a sense of aeronautical history coupled with vicarious learning about flying, you … Continue reading

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The Summer of ’86

My birthday is in June and Paul’s follows in July. I have known Paul since fifth grade, when we were in Mrs. Waterhouse’s class together. Fifth grade was a long time ago. Right after we got to know one another, … Continue reading

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