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District XI—Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
533 Birch St., Oak Harbor WA 98277
Tel.: (360) 679-9139; www.amadistrict-xi.org
Roy Holt’s Pilatus PC- 21 with electric power.
CD and was ably assisted
by many of his fellow club members.
He informed me that he was new to
the CD business and I told him it was
a piece of cake, as long as nothing goes
I recently returned from a five-day
visit to East Wenatchee, Washington,
the beautiful home of the Wenatchee
Red Apple Flyers. This event is timed
to coincide with the Apple Blossom
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Festival held the first
weekend of May each
Duane Kaasa with is Nieuport 28C.
At first I was not sure
I was in the right place,
because I was able to
stand without hanging on
to something and actually
fly light aircraft. Yes, the
wind has been known to
blow in East Wenatchee.
I’m sure I was not the
only one there who had
a kite in my rig to pass
the time when the wind
comes up and precludes
Michael Hunt was the
Bob Heikell with his quarter-scale
Miss Veedol, a 1931 Bellanca J-300.
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There were 25 pilots
from throughout the
northwest signed up
at last check and they
brought roughly five
airplanes each, so there
was plenty of action.
The rumor circulating
was that the wind was
due to come up at any
moment so the others
and I started flying as
much as we could for as
long as we could.
I have many places to go in May, so
stand by for a variety of reports.
Ted’s Air Force.
Tim McGee’s Yak Attack—
you’d never know Tim is a
custom graphics painter.
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