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Myron Nelson

Myron Nelson
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Myron Nelson soloed at 16 and has been a professional pilot for over 30 years, having flown for Lake Powell Air, SkyWest Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. He also flies for the Flying Samaritans, a volunteer, not-for-profit organization that provides medical and dental care in Baja California, Mexico. A first-time builder, Myron currently flies N24EV, his beautiful RV-10. He has also owned a C-150 and a Socata TB-9.

Airpark Living

Since the very discovery that such  a thing existed, I, like many other pilots, have dreamed of airpark living. For the purposes of this...

Flying: Part Science, Part Artform

Many years ago, I had a position in the training department of my regional airline. In addition to the needs of our own airline,...

COVIDity Blues

As I write this, it is the Ides of March in the year that will live in infamy. We are all aviators or we...

Go Around

I just returned from my annual airline recurrent AQP, or Advanced Qualification Program, training. (We sure are an industry and avocation of acronyms.) One...

Headset Histrionics

I logged my first official instructional flight on June 17, 1975, at age 15. I already had my private and an instrument rating before...

Toolcraft

The best tool for certain tasks may require a bit of ingenuity and home shop fabrication. The purpose of this treatise is twofold. First it’s...

Ticket to Fly. IFR or No?

Like hundreds of fellow enthusiasts, the weather kept us out of Oshkosh 2019 on pre-show Saturday, and like dozens of refugees, we hunkered down...

Wi-Fi Enabled

The term “Wi-Fi enabled” involving aircraft conjures up images of fat cats shorting Boeing stock at FL450 in their Gulfstreams or frustrated airline pax...

Aeroparentage

What I most admire about Karl is that he has religiously taken every single one of his five children, one on one, both as kids and teenagers to Oshkosh. Amazing.

Sturgeon of Waterworld

The following is presented for amusement purposes only and is not intended to dissuade or discourage attendance at what is sure to be a...

In Case You Missed it

What’s New

Find welding resources at USAWeld.com, Ztron Labs offers an alternative to conventional aircraft circuit breakers, and record your flights with the AV-HD video system from Data Toys. Edited by Abby Ventzke.

Juggling the ADS-B Options

Things to consider before writing the check.

On Getting Dark

Tyrants make memorable flight instructors, a good thing when the lessons being imparted need...

Pole to Pole!

Around the world over both poles (part 1). By Bill Harrelson.