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A Pilot You Should Know

 

This series features a special brand of people – vintage aircraft pilots.  If you know of a pilot we should know, contact us here or feel free to send your interview and photos for us to publish.

A PILOT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Chris Thomsen

A PILOT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Chris Thomsen

The 195 Experience By Connor Madison, VAA 724383 Meet Chris Thomsen, EAA #405924 #VAA 722833, and his 1947 Cessna 195, N4331N. In my mind, Chris and I connecting is a pure experience that is what Vintage does for all of us. I sat down with Chris to interview him having only known him from the handful of emails we had exchanged ...
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A PILOT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Don Kiel

A PILOT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Don Kiel

Story and Photos by Connor Madison, EAA 1132705 (Ed. Note:  This is Connor's first contribution to Vintage AirMail.  Learn more of how Connor became a contributor at the end his feature on Don.) Meet Don Kiel (VAA #15132) and N8142A, his 1952 Cessna 170B on Federal Hydraulic Retractable skis with Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (Poly). Don has owned 42A since 1985 and ...
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