Field of Dreams: 9N1

Posted on December 20th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR I really enjoyed the article about Van Sant Airport (Fields of Dreams: Saved but not immune from the times). I flew there in my Cessna 170B back in the early ’70s. At that time, the Smella... Continue Reading →

Lockheed JetStar at Museum of Flight

Posted on December 15th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR I enjoyed Dennis Parks’ article on the Lockheed JetStar (Flight & Flyers: A new age of business travel). Perhaps he’s being modest since he didn’t mention the fact, but I believe the first aircraft (which as... Continue Reading →

A puzzling problem

Posted on December 12th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Just read Ask Paul’s post (A puzzling compression problem) and it reminded me of an problem I found several years ago. I had a Lycoming IO-360 180 hp in a Pitts that began to use some... Continue Reading →

Helping others see the light

Posted on November 4th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR After reading The fallout from sonic booms, I couldn’t help but share some of the things that our flight club in Elkhart, Indiana, have been doing. I personally think that people look at pilots and planes... Continue Reading →

An unforgettable gift

Posted on October 3rd, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR While sitting in the FBO lobby in DeRidder, La., I came upon Deb McFarland’s article about her flight on the 4th of July (Short Final: An unforgettable gift). Sure enjoyed it. I grew up around Helen,... Continue Reading →

What a trip it’s been

Posted on September 30th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR In reading your article, “A trip back in time,” my mind went back to 1960 when I traded for a 1939 Taylorcraft. I had only been up in a small airplane a couple of times. The... Continue Reading →

Letter: ‘What vices?’

Posted on July 25th, 2010 by

In regard to the article (Titan Aircraft T-51: 3/4 scale, 100% fun) about the Titan T-51 in which you said the Titan was a “hoot” to fly while avoiding the vices of the original. I am curious as to just... Continue Reading →

Letter: Flying Experience

Posted on July 20th, 2010 by

Dave: I like GAN and have been a reader/subscriber many years. I read with interest your editorial (A trip back in time) when my copy arrived today. I just completed exactly what you were describing. I did the review of... Continue Reading →

Support for L52

Posted on July 5th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Please do not allow California’s Oceano Airport (L52) to be wiped off the map (Pilots continue fight to keep Oceano Airport open). For years it has been a famous fly-in spot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner... Continue Reading →

Crossing the line

Posted on June 14th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR “If you cross the line, you’ve crossed the line” (FAA runway safety initiative launched). How true, but it more often occurs after landing and not completely clearing the runway. Just because your seat in the cockpit... Continue Reading →