Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Fallen Doolittle Raider Learned To Fly Right Where We Take Off And Land Today

Memorial Day, falling within the 70th anniversary of the Doolittle Raiders, affords us a time to recall the enduring legacy of William Farrow. One of three South Carolinians who became Doolittle Raiders, Farrow, along with two other airmen, was executed … Continue reading

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A Yarn Of A Different Color

By Tom Roberts This is a yarn of a different color to be sure. This adventure started with an AH-1W SuperCobra. The “Whiskey” model is the only Cobra derivative still in U.S. service and is flown by the Marine Corps. … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit: May 15, 2012

It has been a while since I put in my two cents. Last month, several EAA 242 members helped out Peggy Lopez and Eagle aviation put on a static display and poker run with all proceeds going to the American … Continue reading

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May 2012 Young Eagles Report

Young Eagles pilot Bob Stearns passed the 250 mark! This is especially significant since Bob has been flying young eagles one at a time for several years now. Keep watching and participating for more exciting milestones. We had two young … Continue reading

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Thunder Mustang Landing Gear Gets Its Logic

On the Thunder Mustang, I had reached the point that I needed to layout the wiring to manage the gear lights, inner gear door shuttle valve and power the electromagnets to lock the doors shut. I used Jim Stark’s idea … Continue reading

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April 2012 Young Eagles Report

Young Eagles pilot Paul Carter passes the 1000 mark! Paul flew young eagles on both April dates and chose to give his grandson, Carter, a ride as his 1000th. Congratulations Paul and Carter. We also celebrated with Cantzon Foster as … Continue reading

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