June 1, 2006
A booklet labeled "Cessna '69-172/Skyhawk: One of the freedom fleet from Cessna," extolled the merits of the 172 for business travel. The introductory paragraph exclaimed: "When you step aboard a Skyhawk, you're in a new time zone... Skyhawk Savings Time."
Giving an injured U.S. Marine a taste of the freedom of flight set a Mississippi pilot on a course to do much more.
AOPA President Mark Baker and AOPA Foundation Executive Director Jim Minow are challenging one another to see who can recruit the most Hat in the Ring Society members for the foundation before the end of the year.
Two general aviation airports located two miles apart in a remote section of northeast Oregon are coming alive, thanks to pilots and area residents.
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