In this issue:

Columns

Air to Ground
Antique Attic
Beyond the Crowd Line
The Big Sky
Evan Flys
Hot Air & Wings
Sal's Law

Feature Stories:

Boeing N2S Stearman
Captain Dan
Golden Age of Aviation
Making Business Fly
Oshkosh 2013
Oshkosh Family Adventure
Oshkosh Volunteers
Teacher of the Year

Airshow News:

Greenwood Lake 2013
Teterboro 2013

Fun Stuff:

Smilin' Jack
Chicken Wings
Tailwind Traveller
Fly & Dine
Ballooning
Gliders

Flight Line:

Accomplishments
Learning to Fly

Classified

AIRCRAFT FOR SALE

 

1946 Cessna 120: 120 TT27321, C-85-12F TSOH 745.33, VFR, Gear Extensions, Stripped ready for paint. Annual due 6/14. $10,000 OBO. 860-774-9500

Cessna 170B 1954: Clevelands, Scott T.W., updated panel, rear jump seats, 50A alts, Sky-tec starter, TT 5114, SMO 1550. 603-237-5130

1968 C150H: 4200 TT, 1355 SMOH, 60 STOH, GNS430 w/ GI106A, KX-125, KT-76A, PMA6000MC.  New carb, new windows 2005, good IFR trainer.  $22,000. 508 540-3091, sgrobstein@alum.mit.edu

 

PARTNERSHIPS/SHARES/CLUBS

 

CT Flying Club Based at 7B6 near BDL.  1974 Warrior - IFR, AutoPilot, Very affordable, 24 hour access, GPS with XM weather, hourly rate with no extra assessments.  Call Bob 860-985-7124 for details.

CT - Oxford Flying Club (KOXC) Two IFR Archers plus IFR Cessna, GPS 430/530 in all, well maintained, active friendly membership, liberal booking, top instructors, students welcome! Www.oxfordflyingclub.com, info@oxfordflyingclub.com.

Central CT area - Silver City Flying Club (silvercityflyingclub.com) equity share for sale $2500.  IFR certified Cessna C-172P and Piper Archer PA28.  Low hourly rates. Call Pierre (860) 283-6514

Seeking members for CT Flyers, a 20 member KSNC(Chester, CT) based flying club . Two IFR certified aircraft, Cessna 172 (G430 IFR certified) and a Piper Dakota (Garmin AERA-560). Costs include a one time equity share purchase and reasonable monthly flying fees. Online scheduling. For more information call Ken Soeder at 203-641-6102.

1/4 Share 1989 MOONEY M20J 201SE, Based In Lawrence (KLWM), 2675 TTSN, 1442 SFRM, 140 SPOH, Always Hangered. Full King Digital Avionics FD/GPS Coupled Autopilot w/Alt Hold, Stormscope, Air Brakes and much more. Exterior and Interior 9/10. Inexpensive High Performance Aircraft, $250.00/Mo., $20.00/Hr Maintenance, $10.00/Hr Engine Fund Plus Fuel. $29,900 or Best Offer Call Joe 781-718-0160

Nashua NH (ASH) Own 1/15 Share of Cessna 172 Queen City Aero Club 1974 Cessna-172M (N20172) IFR equipped with dual VOR with glide slope, GNS430W, 100 SMOH, and Power flow exhaust. $3,990 share, $45 monthly dues, $45/HR flight time (dry). For Info contact Tony Joyce at 603-765-8853 or tj@joycecool.com 

Nashua NH (ASH) Own 1/15 Share of Cessna 182 Boston Center Flying Club 1974 Cessna-182P (N52916) IFR certified including ownership of T-Hanger, Dual VOR with glide slope, GNS430, Garmin 496, 100 SMOH, and S-Tech 30 Autopilot. $7500 share, $880 dues, $40/HR flight time (dry). For Info contact Tony Joyce at 603-765-8853 or tj@joycecool.com 

1/5 Share for sale, Portsmouth, NH area. C172 hangared @ 3B4. TT1700, SMOH200, IFR capable. $6000 dues, $110 per month, flight time $50 per hor. Regularly available. Contact Kirk: 603-674-8561, kwsnad@qol.com.

Cessna 172, 1968: 1/3 partnership for sale. $6,200.00. Based Lawrence, MA (LWM). GPS, excellent shape. Call for test flight. 781-769-9000, 617-924-6000.

Join Snoopy's Group - a very affordable, members only, non-profit flying club with two well maintained IFR C-172's at KWST. 401-742-4182

 

 

 

AIRCRAFT PARTS & EQUIPMENT

 

 

PARACHUTE SHOP – inspections, repairs, repacking, sales new & used. www.parachuteshop.com.  Pepperell Airport, Mass.  (978) 433-8550.

PROPELLER PARTS MARKET has a vast inventory of all makes and models of aircraft propellers. Call Chris or Doug at (772)-464-0088 or visit us at www.propellerparts market.com

 

 

 

SERVICES

 

INTERIORS - Custom interiors at great prices. Large selection of leathers and fabrics. From minor repairs to complete interior makeovers. We can do it all at Aero Design. Call Tom 413-568-7300. Tues. through Sat., 8-5.

JB AERO & Son - 32 years experience re-covering fabric covered aircraft.  Complete restorations, inspections, alterations, repairs and engine overhauls. 802-434-3835. http://fabricaircraft.com/

 

 

HANGARS

 

Minute Man Air Field 6B6 Tiedowns from $40, Hangar & Office Space, Always Low Fuel Prices www.MinuteManAirField.com

KPYM HANGAR FOR RENT 40' wide X 30' deep T Hangar w/elec. Bill Snow CFII 772-494-9893

Light Twin T-Hangar at SFM.  44' or 48' T hangars with 14' high doors.  42' T-hangars. Heated corporate hangar w/ 55' x 16' door. Group hangar for winter storage.  Sanford, Maine.  207-459-0527.

KLWM - Lawrence, MA. Modified T Hangar, End Unit. Electric Bi-fold door and Overhead door, Lights and water. Store airplane and more.  Ready now, for lease. Call 978-556-5936.

KLWM - Lawrence, MA. T Hangar. Electric Bi-fold door, Lights. Ready now, for lease. Call 978-556-5936.

Marshfield GHG, 1465 sq.ft. Door 40.5' wide, 30' deep with electric. 781-837-6272.

Concord, NH First class T Hangars for sale or rent from $525/month. Bifold doors with automatic latches, full foundation and frost wall, insulated floor and ceiling, pilot lounge and more. www.eastcoasthangars.com or contact: Don Hebert, 603-848-8877, info@eastcoasthangars.com 

42' T-Hangar at LCI. Good or small light twin. Located in ideal North side location near terminal building. Great view. Call Tom @ (941) 228-6002

Prices have been Substantially Reduced!!! T-Hangars, Newport, NH. (2B3) sale or rent, built 2007: 42' bi-fold doors, heavy duty insulation, excellent lighting at beautiful Parlin Field (2b3). Low fuel prices and the 'Lil Red Baron Mexican restaurant on the field. See pictures at:  www.flickr.com/photos/kloeppel and call Rick: Recycled pilots LLC at: 603-526-7730

T-hangar GHG, including tools for airplane construction. 40' x 30'. Lease or sale - 35k. professional massage table included in sale. For after flite therapy...and avionics storage. John 617-331-4575 or seacov19@yahoo.com

Hangar For Sale: Large end unit, 40' wide x 30' deep t-hangar with extra 20'x20' at end. 45k. Brian 781-706-5542 or bjones@rivermorrengineering.com

Sussex N.J. (FWN) new 65' X 62' hangar to share $250/mo elec. door, concrete floor, new paved taxiway 973-600-2657

Hangar space available at Lewis Landing Arpt., NK79.  2300' grass strip, metal hangars, country setting, maintenance shop on site.  $150/mo.  Call Merv at 845-355-8531

Hangar for sale at "Old Orchard Park", Plattekill,NY 12568 (2NK9) Parallel with N.Y. Thruway. Hangr 40'x32', bi-fold doos. Must  be a member of "Hudson Valley Hornets" Hangar pric $30,000. Shown by Appointment. For information call 772-285-7953

Hangar Space available at the Kingston-Ulster Airport (20N - www.kingstonulsterairport.com) - unheated w/ bi-fold doors:  1) 48'w X 40'd x 14'h private hangar with separate electric hookup and 2) 44'w x 40'd x 12'h (pie-shaped space) in a 6-bay hexagonal hangar.   Call JIM for pricing and details at 845-594-4455.

 

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

 

10-day instrument rating. Retired Air Traffic Controller will train you. You get actual in the clouds experience. Up to 40 hrs in PA28-150  with Garmin 430W GPS. $6495. No Simulator.  I work with one student at a time.  www.instrumenttraining.com or call 843-601-2427.

MULTI-ENGINE TRAINING- Seneca I, Westfield Flight Academy - 6 hours dual and 3 hours ground- $2,149.00. Block time rates available. BAF  Barnes-Westfield, MA Call 413-568-5800 or Steve 413-222-3766

FREE !!! Rusty? Need to get current?  CFII, MEI, likes to stay busy! Call for free instruction. Michael Truman 617-924-6000.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

AVIATION WRITERS wanted. Atlantic Flyer seeks stories, features, articles with photos, on any subject relating to aviation. First person O.K. Payment upon publication. First rights only. Atlantic Flyer, c/o Prop Jockeys, LLC 4 Research Drive, Suite 402, Shelton, CT 06484

CFII WANTED established flight school Barnes-Westfield Airport (BAF). competitive wages, full time opportunity, associated with Westfield State University Aviation Management Program, new facility. Send resume (michelle.grassi@yahoo.com) to Westfield Flight Academy, 111 Airport Rd., Westfield, MA 01085.

PILOT JOBS - Current Pilot and CFI job listings updated daily. Helping pilots and CFIs find jobs since 1997! Www.FindAPilot.com

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

HANGAR DOORS - Accepting orders, The X-treme Hangar Door. Unique inexpensive Custom Built Manually Operated Hangar Door Kits. Easy assembly by one or two people with a step ladder, any size, can ship anywhere! Call or e-mail to request an Information Flyer. Contact Jon Estis at info@campredwood.net or cell, 914-213-1878.

WOMEN PILOTS - Join The Ninety-Nines, Int'l Organization of Women Pilots.  Student Pilots welcome.  First President, Amelia Earhart. Visit, www.womenpilotsnewengland.org or contact Georgia@alongtheway.com

Things My Flight Instructor Never Told Me and Other Lessons Learned in 25 Years of Aviation. Chronicles one mans journey through the world of general aviation and personal aircraft ownership. Inspired from his experiences as a pilot, instructor and aircraft owner. Mike Leighton has owned more than 70 different aircraft. Topics like fuel management, flight planning, reluctant passengers, weather, the FAA, buying and owning an aircraft, are all discussed with humor and whit. Mike has more than 4,500 flight hours, earning his Private, Commercial, Instrument, Multiengine, Flight Instructor, Instrument Instructor, Multi-Engine Instructor, and ATP ratings.  He is a current a flight instructor, licensed A&P mechanic and a former FAA Accident Prevention Counselor. You can order Things my Flight Instructor Never Told Me on the web from www.tmfintm.com or call the publisher, Promotion Productions Inc. at 561-752-3261.