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Dick Starks

Dick Starks
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Dick Starks has written two books about the joy of flying; “You Want To Build And Fly A What?” and “Fokkers At Six O’clock!!” He was the recipient of Flying’s 2001 Bax Seat Award “for perpetuating the Gordon Baxter tradition of communicating the excitement and romance of flight.” Dick and his wife, Sharon, both fly WW-I replica aircraft.

The Dawn Patrol

Five bottles and counting.

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Good things come in threes.

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Road trip.

Raising the Misery Bar

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Take time to peel a banana.

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Know when to hold em, know when to fold em.

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Triumphs and disastrophes.

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Carburetor confusion.

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After all, this is a hobby.

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The dropped tool disastrophe.

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Build A Spark Plug Resistance Tester

Checking resistance is an important part of plug maintenance. By Michel Suire.

Letters

Paisely on GroundsAfter a 30-year career encompassing motorcycles, oilfield perforating trucks, and now oilfield...

Wind Tunnel

The diagnosis of pitch sensitivity problems boils down to one of two things: too little static margin or control system problems. This month we discuss how to modify the airplane to fix them;

Down to Earth

Amy Labodas Kitfox 4, Little Bird, wont break any speed records. But it will tuck nicely into a short turf airstrip in time for a barbecue.