By DAVID NIXON
When you find yourself going out of town, you usually ask a neighbor to keep an eye on things around your house. But when you have an airport to run and you are gone for months at a time, who do you ask?
A few years ago when Jack and Georgia Hoffman, the owner/operators of the Sandy River Airport (03S) in Sandy, Oregon, were faced with finding someone to help out with the day-to-day running of the airport, they did not go far afield to find help. In fact, they didn’t even have to ask anyone — airport local Paul LaPlante volunteered. [Read more…]