Fifty years were put into context for Semiahmoo. Wash., pilot Ed Brown recently when he was awarded the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award by the FAA. According to a report at NorthernLight.com, Brown, 76, has been in the flying business since the early ’60s. His career began in the cockpit of an Ercoupe but eventually landed him in the four-engine military-style DC-7 freighter, among others. Yet the Cessna 172 is Brown’s bird of choice. Read the full story here.
“It doesn’t do anything exceptional, but it will do anything,” Brown said.