First tailwheel solo: Jerry Rittenhouse

We recently asked pilots on our Facebook page to share the story of their first solos. Here’s Jerry Rittenhouse’s story: In 1965 at age 20, I heard of a 1941 Piper J5 for sale at Morton, Washington. The J5 was a 75-hp tailwheel lightplane. Morton was a logging town in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains south of Mt. Rainier (14,412 feet). Continue Reading »

===> Posted on January 8th, 2012 by Janice Wood. No comments. © GAN 2012.

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