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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.

Minimax to the Rescue

It's not easy to find a tug/tow bar assembly substantial enough to handle the job adequately and still be portable enough to be carried aboard.

Problemas en México

I was dismayed to receive an alert from the Baja Bush Pilots that aviation authorities in Mexico have recently turned away Experimental aircraft after entering the country.

Hanging up the Spurs

As I write this, it is August 31, 2020, which wouldn’t normally mean anything to anybody, especially me. Except for this particular day is...

Sensor Sensibilities

In 2011, when I purchased my engine sensor package for the then new Dynon SkyView system, the sensors of choice for fuel and oil...

Weighty Matters

We’ve all been taught the five primary forces of flight—lift, thrust, gravity and drag. (Plus money, but it’s more existential.) Let’s focus on gravity,...

Airpark Living, Continued

Last month, I talked about the various types of airparks available for those so inclined as well as the specific airpark, AZ82, that my...

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...

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