I noticed this cool navigation aid on my way back from a work event in PHX. It’s located in the Usery Mountains in Mesa, AZ.
An interesting bit of local history that includes KHFD, KIJD, some celebrities, and a Pam Am Constellation.
Everyone remembers their first, right?. In this case it’s my first solo flight we’re talking about. She’s a Cessna Skyhawk 172R, commonly referred to as N113PF, or Three Papa Foxtrot for short. To make sure I never forget which plane it was, I took the name for this blog. Continue reading
Like most people, it started early. My father was in the Air Force, working on Lockheed Constellations. When I was little he would often take us to airshows around RI and MA. One strong memory I have is being completely blown away by the performances of Art Scholl.