It is easy to get caught up in the minutiae and challenges of aviation. But we need to remember the WHY we fly. So, the Boldmethod crew asked their readers to leave a voice mail with the answer to two simple questions, “How’d you get your start in aviation?” and “What was your most memorable flight with your Dad or Mom?” Those messages turned into the latest Direct To podcast from Boldmethod. Take 24 minutes… enjoy the stories, and then take a walk through your own memories. [Read more…]
“The F-104 Starfighter in the Warhawk Air Museum is scheduled to be painted and marked in its original USAF colors for static display at the Warbird Roundup at Nampa, Idaho 27-28 June 2015. Other World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War-era aircraft are on the show’s flying schedule.” [Read more…]
HAVRE, Mont. – You are retired from a 50-year career as a farmer and aerial applicator. What next? If you are Roger Lincoln, you and your wife Mable go into partnership with friends Tony and Katherine Dolphay and open MRKT Aviation Fuel on the Havre City/County Airport (KHVR) in Montana. [Read more…]
Radio-controlled (RC) flying is a popular hobby for full-scale pilots and non-pilots alike. For those full-scale pilots who haven’t had the pleasure of flying an RC, I thought I’d share a recent conversation with Seattle-area full-scale and RC pilot Doug Wilson. [Read more…]
PAYSON, Ariz. – Necessity, as they say, is the mother of invention. While the camping/picnic shelter was invented long ago, having one at the Payson Airport (KPAN) campground would’ve been nice when then 6-year-old James Nebrig and his family waited out a very wet thunderstorm in a tent. [Read more…]
Uncontrolled Airspace (UCAP) – broadcasting since August 22, 2006 – is the grand-daddy of aviation-themed podcasts. Hosted by Jeb Burnside, Dave Higdon and Jack Hodgson, UCAP is a heavy dose of hangar flying.
Suffice it to say, I’ve been to many more airshows than car shows. But back in the late 1990s and early 2000s, my wife and I met up with my in-laws at a few car shows around the country.
Roy Nisbet, my father-in-law, was a car guy. After a lifetime as owner of Grand Forks Welding and Machine, he sold the business and retired. He retired right into a job building and maintaining street rods for a friend in Grand Forks, N.D. [Read more…]