Osvil ‘Ozzie’ York dies at 92

Osvil “Ozzie” York, a pilot for more than 60 years who was well-known in the helicopter community, passed away March 25 in Tulsa, Okla., following a brief illness. York, 92, had recently driven from his home in Oklahoma to attend the annual meeting of the Twirly Birds — of which he was a long-time member — held during the HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Happy anniversary to Bob and Jane Hoff

Bob and Jane Hoff relive their first date in the same Cessna 120. Photo by Thomas Hoff.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Bob and Jane Hoff will celebrate 50 years of marriage this weekend. Their first date was marked by Bob giving Jane a ride in a 1946 Cessna 120 that Bob’s parents, Onita and Mark Hoff, bought new. The 120 is still owned by the family. If the Hoff name sounds familiar, it’s because they own and operate Aero Mark at KIDA.