June 6, 2006
An Afternoon with the Silver Wings I
Wingwalking Page 1
On June 6, 2006, I met up
with Hartley Folstad, Margaret Stivers and Jimmie New for some
air-to-air photography at the Chino Airport. The weather wasn't looking
terribly promising, but we had the visibility and ceiling. We decided
to go ahead and do the photo flight and I think we were all glad that
we did. Hartley flew with Margi in the Stearman while I climbed into
the back of an L-19 Bird Dog with Jimmie New at the controls. We too
off an flew in formation. Jimmie flew wingman and kept us tucked in
tight to the Stearman, giving me the best possible point to shoot from.
There will be more pictures than text in this article as the grace and
beauty of Margi's wingwalking routine needs no words.
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