Keep the Skinny Birds Flying Safely
Several months ago I ran across a discussion concerning a wing spar repair. I am now uncertain which website it was located within; Porterfield Club, Facebook, etc. The essence of the question was…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Skinner Feb 11.
I was cleaning some shelves in a closet and found an issue of Sport Flying that my dad saved. It has an article on the Porterfield Aircraft Company in it.
I remember there being much discussion around the article at our house. I think that the author of the article, Don Pratt, may have contacted my dad…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2023 at 11:00am — 3 Comments
I have within my fathers paperwork / files a number of Porterfield Club Newsletters. Would current club members be interested in a project to have these inventoried, scanned into searchable PDFs, and either posted to the club site or made available to club members? Any and all thoughts on this would be appreciated.
Posted on July 13, 2020 at 12:51pm — 3 Comments
Today is July 10th, 2020. My mother and father would have been married for 80 years today. They have long since passed, but I am still amazed by their lives. Happy anniversary Mom and Dad.
Since my dad was so involved with the Porterfield aircraft, I wanted to re-share a bio that appeared in the Porterfield Club newsletter in April of 1978. It was authored by Chuck LeBrecht with inputs from my dad.
There are some errors, spelling, grammatical, and factual (I…Continue
Posted on July 10, 2020 at 7:44am — 1 Comment