2021 - A Long ago Beginning
This is another those weeks when there are no spaces between the gotta-get-done
parts of life and the wanna-get-done parts. In an effort to get my back log of
students cleaned up, I’m overbooked and under-rested, but very much in
the groove. So, I’m once again re-running one of my long-ago Grassroots
columns (Plane and Pilot, 2000) in this space. I’m hoping many can identify
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Novels --You'll Love Them
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Page Finally Up
We finally put together a page of links.
Some of them are the usual aviation sites, but many are
unusual and worth browsing. Also, we are actively
seeking links, so if you want to trade links, send us a
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North American P-51 Mustang,Lockheed
P-38 Lightning, Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, F-86 Sabre,Grumman
F6F Hellcat, Grumman F4F Wildcat,Grumman F8F Bearcat, F4U Corsair, AT-6 Texan,
Vultee BT-13, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-14 Liberator, B-25
Mitchell, Martin B-26 Marauder, Douglas A-26 Invader, DC-3, Boeing P-12, Stearman
PT-17, N2S, PT-13, T-28A, T-28B, T-28C, Spitfire, Messerschmitt 109, Focke-Wulf
190, Piper J-3 Cub, Piper J-4 Cub Coupe, Piper J-5, Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser,
Piper Super Cub, Piper PA-17 Vagabond, Piper PA-22 TriPacer,, Aeronca 7AC, 7EC
Champ, Aeronca Chief, Aeronca Sedan, Citabria, Bellanca Cruisemaster, Bellanca
Viking, Ercoupe, Funk, Grumman AA-1 Yankee, Grumman Tiger, Beechcraft Staggerwing
D-17, G-17, Beechcraft Bonanza, Beechcraft T-34, Beechcraft D-18 Twin Beech,
Bucker BU-131 Jungmann, Bucker BU-133 Jungmeister, Cessna C-120, C-140, C-150,
C-152, C-170, C-172 Skyhawk, C-180 Skywagon, C-182 Skylane, C-190, C-195, C-210
Centurian, Cessna Airmaster, Cessna L-19 Bird Dog, C-310, Cessna T-37, deHavilland
Tiger Moth, deHavilland Chipmunk DHC-1, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk. Douglas AD Skyraider,
Fairchild F-24, Fairchild F-45, Fairey Swordfish, Funk Great Lakes 2T-1A, Hawker
Seafury, Howard DGA-15, Luscombe 8, Meyers OTW, Meyers 145, Meyers 200, Meyers
Interceptor 400, Monocoupe, Mooney M-18 Mite, Mooney M-20, Piper PA-28 Cherokee,
Ryan STA, Ryan PT-22, Stinson 108, Taylorcraft BD-12, Temco/Globe Swift, Tempco
T-35 Buckaroo, WACO UPF, WACO VKS, WACO SRE, Zlin 526, Pitts Special, Starduster,
Smith Miniplane, Baby Great Lakes, Falco, Siai Marchetti SF-260, Glasair, GlasStar,