Palm Springs Air Museum hosts the Gathering of Mentors every year. I
met up with the Mentor pilots on Friday and spent the evening listening
to them catch up since the last gathering, sharing tips and maintenance
tricks and flying stories. Saturday was filled with pre and post flight
briefings and flying. I wish to thank John Hill, Gene Ramirez and the
army of volunteers at the Palm Springs Air Museum for coordinating this
effort, their tireless work and their great hospitality. I also want to
thank the pilots for taking me aloft and bringing me back to earth
safely. The following pilots were involved in the event: Marc Russell,
Ron Alldredge, Ken Wyatt, Tom Mitchell, Jim Ostrich, George Watson,
George Wilen, Larry Bierma, Brett Austin, and John Flippen. You guys
gave me some great opportunities to capture your airplanes in flight.
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