Take A Flying Vacation »

In Brainteaser Quiz #171, we asked, "Where would you go for the perfect fantasy vacation, and in what aircraft?" Over 120 AVweb readers responded, and we have the results. More

Forty-Seven Years in Aviation: A Memoir; Chapter 13: Tankers Revisited, Ohio State University, and 'The Barge' »

Returning with his family to Ohio, Richard Taylor gets back into KC-97s in the Ohio Air National Guard ... this time the KC-97L, with two jet engines added to the four piston engines. After losing a major client in his non-aviation job, Richard fortuitously finds an opening as a faculty member in the Department of Aviation at Ohio State University. Click here to read the 13th chapter. More

Forty-Seven Years in Aviation: A Memoir; Chapter 12: Boxcars and Albatrosses »

Released from active duty in the Air Force and starting a non-flying civilian job, Dick Taylor misses aviation and joins a local Air National Guard squadron. But instead of Stratotankers, he flies Fairchild Flying Boxcars and later, in the Air Force Reserve, Grumman Albatrosses. Click here to read the 12th chapter. More

Forty-Seven Years in Aviation: A Memoir; Chapter 11: Strategic Air Command, Part 3 »

The KC-97 Stratotanker was way too slow to easily refuel B-47s, but the bomber pilots learned how to fly in tight formation at near-stall speeds and do it with finesse. Dick Taylor spent many hours flying 100-mile refueling racetracks in the sky, usually over the southeastern U.S., but sometimes even over North Africa. Click here to read the 11th chapter. More

General Aviation Party Presidential Candidate »

In Brainteaser Quiz #165, we asked, "What certificated general aviation (GA) pilot (preferably living, but that's not a deal-breaker) should be the next president of the United States?" Over 120 AVweb readers responded, and we have the results. More