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It’s Another Year

Well, until today, I was older than my best friend, Paul.  Today, he is as old as I am.  Unfortunately, we both went over the hill a long time ago.  In other words, we are a couple of old fa…  … Continue reading

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The Barnstormers

After the First World War, aviators returned to America in search of their fortunes in aviation.  For a mere $400 or $500 each, they were able to acquire training aircraft from the government, the most common of which was the … 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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