In 2001 my son Adam and I flew our twin-engine Cessna T310R to EAA Airventure and camped under the wing while attending “the world’s largest fly-in”.
I landed my Maule on a remote dirt stripping the Kiamichi Mountains of southeast Oklahoma and afterwards had to clean fresh green cow poop from under the wings.
My wife and I were driving home from a vacation in Louisiana over the holidays and as we passed through Paris, Texas I was reminded of the time I flew my Cessna T310R airplane from OKC to Paris in horrible weather, landed at the local airport around midnight, and climbed atop the Paris Regional Medical […]
In my first trip to fly into the back country landing strips of Idaho in my Maule M7-235C airplane, I met a 30,000 hour pilot whose career spanned everything from Constellations to Boeing 727’s to DC-3’s and bush airplanes. He was camped near my son and I at Johnson Creek Airport near Yellow Pine, Idaho. […]
Back in 2005 I flew my Maule to Johnson Creek (pronounced “crick” by the locals) to camp, do some backcountry flying and hang out with other pilots. My friend and fellow pilot Alex Weeks went with me on this particular trip. While hanging around the campground one hot afternoon, I noticed a celebration happening at […]