“Poverty Flats”

“POVERTY FLATS” Cupcake & Snowball: The animal, in the dim light of a fractured moon, gingerly stepped his way through an ill kept barbed wire fence. It was the only barrier found between his native country and Northwest Montana. The Canadian Eskimo dog unknowingly wandered into a small community known locally as Poverty Flats. Not Read More …

Good Hands

The Art of Good Touch The artful pilot will often be referred to as having “good hands.” An aircraft is equipped with three flight control elements. The rudder is controlled by rudder pedals on the floor in front of each pilot and they control, obviously, the rudder. It is located at the rear end of Read More …

Air California

Long Range Cruise: Following my nearly ten years of hopping between various airlines my closet was now filling up with underused uniforms. During this period I’d gained some great flying experience to various corners of the globe and decided it was now time to commit to a long-range employment strategy. Fortunately, in 1978, the Airline Read More …

55 King Sugar

Lockheed Lodestar, N 55 King Sugar Kelly-Springfield Tire Company Cumberland, Maryland calling: My decision to move on from Holiday Inns flying was motivated primarily by family necessity. I didn’t want to be away from home as much and for so long, because my new wife and I were expecting a child in late summer. I Read More …