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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.

The Dawn Patrol

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.

The Dawn Patrol

The dropped tool disastrophe.

In Case You Missed it

Wind Tunnel

Last month we took a look at using hinge-line offset to aerodynamically balance control...

Error Chain

Aeronautical decision making—it seemed like a good idea at the time.

Promises, Promises

Remembering Jim Bede Sr.

Velocity V-Twin

Looking sleek as a spaceship, the new V-Twin inspires some strong feelings in flight reviewer Doug Rozendaal when he first sees it. Flying the plane only increases his enthusiasm.