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  • Seattle, WA
  • Currently own a S-1 & building a Skybolt. Formerly owned Christen Eagle and Interavia E-3.
  • Airline Pilot


  • Posted in thread: Composite tailwheel leafspring on 10-31-2014 at 10:59 PM
    The original T-18 tail spring was aluminum. It can be done. Saying that, most T-18's flying
    today use steel springs. I have seen some smaller aircraft use cut down "Astro Van" rear axle
    composite leaf...

  • Posted in thread: Air France 447 on 10-24-2014 at 12:52 AM
    I wish the Asiana pilots would have set the 777 for autoland and went to the bunk, then they
    wouldn't hit the seawall. The ILS was out on both 28's or they would have!

  • Posted in thread: What is this? on 10-20-2014 at 01:50 AM
    Those Blanton's are busy guys! Dave and his son Jeff also built my Thorp. They had quite a
    fleet when I flew out to Wichita to pick up the T-18. Nice guys and they build a nice airplane.

  • Posted in thread: Skybolt landing gear on 09-22-2014 at 03:05 AM
    Mike,I've got a new set from Steen. I sent you a PM.

  • Posted in thread: What does everyone do for money? on 07-14-2014 at 03:57 AM
    Airline pilot. Two boys, 5 & 7 and a very understanding wife. I've got a pair of flying
    airplanes and a couple biplane projects.

  • Posted in thread: A great day on 07-13-2014 at 09:46 PM
    Will,It was nice to meet you and Dave yesterday. Hopefully I'll have a biplane to fly to the
    show before too long.Marshall

  • Posted in thread: Arlington Fly-In on 07-12-2014 at 05:08 AM
    Doug ,Sorry I missed you. Again. Had to help out at the kids sports camp today. Hopefully our
    paths will cross soon.Marshall

  • Posted in thread: Arlington Fly-In on 07-11-2014 at 04:09 PM
    Is anyone going to be at the fly In tomorrow (Saturday 7/12)? I'm fresh out of flying biplanes
    at the moment but I'm going to fly my Thorp in tomorrow. If anyone's around I'd love to meet

  • Posted in thread: In Memoriam Jim Doyle (Chopmo) - Texas Skybolt Accident on 06-30-2014 at 03:43 AM
    So sorry to hear of this. Jim insight and willingness to help was a huge help with my project.
    My deepest condolences to his family.

  • Posted in thread: FS--NEW Airflow Performance FM-150 Fuel Injection Kit, Andair Fuel Pump, Red Cube on 06-18-2014 at 05:54 AM
    I'd like to buy the red cube. Pm sent.Marshall