Yearly Archives: 2014

/2014

Wing Colors and Markings for Pt-17

The ink drawings of the colors and markings for the PT-17 were done by Ken Wilson and published in the SRA Outfit Newsletter in 1973. Ken Wilson served as the Historian for the SRA for many years, and made immeasurable contributions in research, articles and drawings. Everyone performing an authentic [...]

By |2016-11-13T09:33:12+00:00May 12th, 2014|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Wing Colors and Markings for Pt-17

X49 The Departure

And now we return to the excitement of what may be the final of the thirty seven episode continuing saga “How Many Times Do You Have to Say Goodbye Before You Are Gone? As this chapter begins, we find our hero Captain Clark, steely-eyed interstellar bush pilot, talking with the [...]

By |2016-11-13T09:33:13+00:00May 12th, 2014|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on X49 The Departure

The Alaskan Postcard

Some of you might remember my story back in 2003 of how I used my Stearman to mow down trees and power lines in Eagle, Alaska. A couple of years ago I moved the Stearman to Eagle permanently. Interior Alaska is a dry, desert-like climate, a perfect place to store [...]

By |2014-02-13T22:36:02+00:00February 13th, 2014|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on The Alaskan Postcard

Remembering Robert “bob” Stoerzbach

Ken, Attached are the files with the log of Ensign Robert “Bob” Stoerzbach. Dan Stoerzbach, Bob’s son and Galesburg friend and resident found them in his Dad’s desk while cleaning it out. Bob, longtime resident of Galesburg, passed away in October 2013 at age 89. I had flown with Bob [...]

By |2016-11-13T09:33:13+00:00February 13th, 2014|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Remembering Robert “bob” Stoerzbach

Letters To The Editor

Hi Ken, Hope all is well with you and wife. I took the C3B to WAAAM museum September 1st to go in on loan for the winter with Boeing 40. The pictures with this e-mail are what you see first entering museum. It is in Hood River, Oregon and is [...]

By |2016-11-13T09:33:13+00:00February 13th, 2014|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Letters To The Editor