I spent the morning at Pioneer Airport and the afternoon working with the Ford Tri-Motor / New Standard ticket sales. Later, I went out to eat in a group with our New Standard pilot, an Alaskan bush pilot, a pilot … Read More
I’ve been working at Pioneer Airport and continued doing so today. I took a helicopter ride during the airshow. Later, after closing, I walked around the grounds with my co-worker and got an overview of what there is to see … Read More
I was lucky to get another ride in the New Standard today, and I’m finally convinced that a person needs earplugs in the thing! What a fun airplane.
I got a ride in the very rare New Standard biplane today at Pioneer Airport. It’s a big five-seat open-cockpit biplane. This is the 30th type of airplane I have flown in and it’s definitely the strangest.
I like my new digital camera. It’s great to see my pictures the same day I take them. I used to have one until I left it in an airplane last year. Finally I can take pictures like a maniac … Read More
Friday, July 5th was about three times as busy as usual at Pioneer Airport. We had 243 visitors– So many that we even pulled out the Ford Tri-Motor and filled it twice! This weekend a new airplane arrived at Pioneer. … Read More
This morning I got my first ride in the 1929 Travel Air E-4000 open cockpit biplane at Pioneer Airport. I got quite a fun ride with several maneuvers! I now have a new sales pitch for this great airplane, and … Read More
It was a hot and humid afternoon at Pioneer Airport today. I felt like I never sat still and I drank probably a gallon of water. We were busy with a lot of Young Eagles flights and Travel Air rides. … Read More