Tag Archives: the barnstorming era

Dreams of Waco UPF-7s

A very long time ago, my best friend, Paul, rather jinxed me.  He introduced me to one of the airplanes I have always wanted to fly, rebuild, own, and showcase: the Waco UPF-7. (Found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuRT7fstFxs.) The UPF-7 is a … Continue reading

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Why I Fly?

Why do I fly?  Sometimes, something like that is hard to explain, especially to those who do not fly.  They say a photograph is worth a thousand words; if that is so, a video is probably worth somewhere upwards of 500,000 paragraphs.  … Continue reading

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My Favorite Student

Becky was a wonderful person.  From the moment I first met her, she was on her way to becoming one of my favorite students.  Becky came to me by way of a fellow airport bum and friend, Dave, a pilot, … Continue reading

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