Tuskegee Airman donates prized plane to aviation museum on Veterans Day

Tuskegee Airman donates prized plane to aviation museum on Veterans Day

Frank Macon in a flight suit during primary training at Tuskegee. Courtesy Franklin Macon person collection.

Frank Macon, flight suit, primary training at Tuskeegee

By the time Frank Macon turned 21, he’d already defied a lifetime’s worth of odds, making it from Colorado Springs to Alabama to join the nation’s first group of African American fighter pilots, the Tuskegee Airmen.

He was in the final weeks before graduation and looking forward to service overseas, his officer’s uniform tailored and hanging in the closet, when — despite a “terrible” head cold — he went up to train on that fateful day 75 years ago.

“We were up there having a blast. We loved practicing our dogfighting,” says Macon, in “I Wanted to be a Pilot,” his 2019 autobiography aimed at young readers. “Looking back, I should have gone to the dispensary. That’s the doctor. Being stubborn, I didn’t.”

World War II veteran and Tuskegee Airman, Frank Macon, will donate his prized 1944 Stinson Vultee V-77 “Gullwing” aircraft to the National Museum of World War II Aviation in Colorado Springs at a public ceremony, 11 a.m. Mon. at the museum’s Kaija Raven Shook Aeronautical Pavilion, 775 Aviation Way.

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Frank Macon poses for a portrait in his home on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Macon was one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, the nation’s first group of African American fighter pilots. Just weeks before graduation, he went up for a flight in a T-6, despite having a severe head cold, and ruptured both of his eardrums. He missed graduation and spent almost a year recovering. By the time he’d healed, World War II was over.

As he pulled his T-6 out of a power-dive, Macon felt an excruciating “pop.” The drastic pressure change of the maneuver had ruptured both his eardrums. He missed graduation and spent almost a year recovering. By the time he’d healed, World War II was over.

“When my class graduated, I was in the hospital,” he said. “I’ve thought about a lot of that … and it just seems like fate.”

Frank Macon, pilot portrait, Tuskeegee

Frank Macon’s pilot portrait from Tuskegee. Courtesy Franklin Macon personal collection.

Like he was meant to do something else.

Lots of somethings else, as it turned out.

Macon earned his wings and returned to the Springs, where he worked for 23 years at Fort Carson, retiring as head of aircraft maintenance. He raised a family, ran a machine shop fabricating electronics, researched aviation accidents professionally, and continues to write, study, invent and work with kids to inspire a love of learning and curiosity.

“I really did things that I wouldn’t have done if I had just been a pilot because that’s all I would have been doing, boring holes in the sky,” said Macon, who turned 96 in August.

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Frank Macon with his “beloved” 1944 Stinson.  Courtesy of Franklin Macon

You don’t have to be in a plane to bore holes in the sky and you don’t have to be a fighter pilot to pursue — and achieve — your dreams.

“There are a lot of kids who say, well, ‘They won’t let me do this.’ No. You’re the one that won’t let you do it,” he said. “I had to overcome a lot of obstacles to get to where I was, but for every obstacle I had to overcome I learned something.”

Like an airplane, Macon was built to soar. We all are, is his point.

“Frank is very hands on … not an academic, but he can build an airplane,” said Liz Harper a teacher who met Macon through mutual friends and partnered with him in writing his autobiography. “There’s a lot of kids that way, too. They’re much better at building than maybe studying or memorizing or whatever.

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Frank Macon Elizabeth G. Harper at the National World War II Aviation Museum in Colorado Springs. Harper partnered with Macon to co-author his 2019 biography, “I Wanted to be a Pilot — The Making of a Tuskegee Airman,” which is aimed at young adult readers. Courtesy: Deanna Dyekman, Joyful Traditions, LLC

“He really has a heart to help all kids who struggle. I do know at the time (after he burst his eardrums), it was devastating. But just Frank being Frank, he turns everything that’s very hard into something positive.”

Macon grew up a few blocks from the west side home where he lives today. He never knew his father, and though his mom — who’d had him at age 14 — lived just down the street, Macon didn’t know who she was until later life. He was raised by two great aunts. Though he struggled greatly with math and reading in school, due to what later was diagnosed as dyslexia, he was a mechanical whiz who put his skills to work creating devices and pranks that earned swift punishment — including hymn-singing penance at the parlor piano — from the aunts.

“For him, it (the challenge) really is not about the race issue at the time, because his neighborhood was very different and his school was integrated,” Harper said. “Not that he didn’t have experiences with segregation and that sort of thing, but for Frank, his biggest hurdle, he will tell you, is his dyslexia and fact that didn’t know his birth mom and birth father.”

Macon built his first “plane” out of orange crates when he was “eight or 10,” and hauled it down the street for a test run in the Uintah Gardens area.

That “was kind of a low area, kind of a swamp … and there was a hill and guys would try to drive their cars up there … to see how far they could get. Sometimes they’d roll down the hill,” Macon said. “We took it up there and was trying to fly it off, and the wings fell off.”

By the time he was a teen, Macon had found more productive channels for his creative energy.

The Alexander Film Co., which produced advertising shorts for movies, sat on a 26-acre compound that contained its own airstrip and airplane manufacturing plant that, at the time, was the largest of its kind in the world.

“Alexander Aircraft was up in the north end of town and I used to always ride my bicycle up there all the time and go in the factory when they were building the airplanes and watch what they did. And they showed me a lot … taught me a lot before I even got into the air,” Macon said. “Some would take me up flying, and I’d help wash the airplanes down or clean parts and things like that, so I just liked it. And so it was just a part of me.”

Macon spent the rest of his free time at the garage down the street, watching the mechanics work. Eventually, the owner “got tired of running me off and he put me to work, sweeping the floor, cleaning the parts and all like that,” he said. “Finally they started showing me how to disassemble different parts and also how to reassemble them.”

By the time Macon got to Tuskegee, not only could he fly an airplane, he could take it apart and put it back together again.

“Frank learned to fly here with the Civil Air Patrol first, and they told him not to tell when he went to Tuskegee. At the time, it was an experiment and they didn’t think that if you were black you could fly. So mum was the word, and everyone was on an equal plane with everyone else,” said Harper,

She recalls Macon’s response when an airman at a base they visited in Cheyenne, Wyo., asked who he considered to be the best leaders at Tuskegee.

“He paused for a long time and then said, ‘I can’t answer that. We all had to be exceptional,’” Harper said. “If everybody wasn’t exceptional in this experiment, it wouldn’t have happened.”

Retired Air Force Col. James Stewart was stationed in the Springs in the 1970s when he got to know Macon, and realized he was in the presence of a legend. It wasn’t until the mid-1990s that the story of the Tuskegee Airmen reached wider audiences, thanks in large part to an HBO movie celebrating their largely unsung contributions to the war effort. But flight was Stewart’s purview. He knew.

“The movie created the conversation. Then the United States started locating all the Tuskegee Airmen and identifying who they were,” said Stewart, who’s also co-chairman of the Springs’ National Museum of World War II Aviation. “They’re role models for any African American kid or any young kid who wants to go out and fly and go through the experience. But for a long time, the Tuskegee Airmen had no recognition whatsoever.”

Even after that big picture recognition came, identifying the individual heroes in a community remained a challenge.

“These guys aren’t braggers and they don’t talk much about things, unless pressed. They’re just very humble guys, and Frank’s no exception,” said Col. Mark Dickerson, president of the Hubert L. “Hooks” Jones Chapter of the Tuskegee Airman Inc. “He’s just a really neat guy. And he’s moving slower these days, and a lot of times he may answer kind of slow, but when he does answer a lot of times you’re just knocked off your chair by what he says.”

Dickerson was introduced to Macon about 25 years ago when both men were members of the High Flights Soaring Club at Peyton’s Meadow Lake Airport, the state’s largest pilot-owned airport, which Macon helped establish in 1967.

“At the time, I didn’t know he was an original Tuskegee Airmen … and the fact that folks like you or me can be hanging around these guys and not even know who they are is a message in and of itself,” Dickerson said. “These guys did what needed to be done and contributed from the heart without looking for a lot of accolades. It’s a message about their humility and just basically their desire to just do good things, make good stuff happen.”

The first plane Macon built fell apart before it got into the air.

The last, a 1944 Stinson Vultee V-77 “Gullwing” aircraft, has a much more indelible story.

Macon and some buddies were flying in the Denver area in the early 1950s when they spotted the plane sitting in an old airfield. They landed and inquired about the vintage aircraft, and learned it had been made in America for the Canadian Air Force, and was a military plane used as a civilian transport during World War II.

“They wanted $1,500 for it and we said we’ll just give you $500, and they said, ‘We’ll take it,’” said Macon. “We took the wings off of it and put the tail section up in the pickup, put the wings on a trailer, and hauled it down to Colorado Springs.

And it took Macon and his partners over three years, working on evenings and weekends, to rebuild it.

On Monday — Veterans Day — Macon will donate that prized aircraft to the National Museum of World War II Aviation at a special ceremony.

“We’ve had other Tuskegee Airmen who’ve made donations to the museum … uniforms and that kind of thing, but Frank’s donation is a major donation in that it sets aside a piece of history that most people don’t even think about,” Stewart said. “This is a piece of American history that talks about the civilian side of what was going on in World War II. And it ties in directly to a Tuskegee Airman — a Tuskegee Airman from Colorado Springs who’s lived here, essentially, his whole life.”

Original Story Source:   https://gazette.com/premium/tuskegee-airman-donates-prized-plane-to-aviation-museum-on-veterans/article_452f7368-ffe7-11e9-bb49-6705503689a5.html

 

My Aircraft

What is “My Aircraft”?

If you’re tired of re-typing the same information over and over, and want a better solution, wait no more!

By popular customer demand, we announce the release of “My Aircraft“:  a simple way to see all the information for a single plane, all on one page.

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What Actions You Take:
    • Add a photo of the aircraft
    • Add basic information:  Make, Model, Tail #, Serial Number, Hours
    • Create or link an AD Report
    • Attach a Customer to the plane’s profile
    • Create or link a Logbook Record
    • Create or link Weigh Forms (Weight and Balance)
    • Create or link Form 337
    • Create or link an ICA Form (Instructions for Continued Airworthiness)
What’s Automatically Listed:
    • FAA Registry data
    • Airworthiness Directives
    • Service Documents
    • AMAs (Aviation maintenance Alerts)
    • TCDs
What May Potentially Be Added Later:
    • Other Forms

It’s easy to create your first record in “My Aircraft”.  Here’s how:

Login to the Member’s Dashboard:  1) click My Aircraft, then 2) click Create New Aircraft:

Next, type in the model number, and click Search:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose the specific model from the list, and tap the Select an Airframe button:

From here, you can perform many tasks, but the first one we’d recommend is to set up the Aircraft Profile in the upper left hand corner, and go from there.

“My Airplane” just launched, and may still have a few kinks to work out.  Let us know if you have any questions or suggestions as you explore around.

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Two BIG Announcements

Both Pilatus and Gulfstream made some pretty big announcements, unveiling two new additions to the skies.

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Pilatus PC-12 NGX Turboprop lightweight hitting the scales at a mere 6,087 lbs:

Pilatus is appealing to the public service sector, highlighting the versatility and applications of Air Ambulance, Surveillance, Search and Rescue, and Cargo Transport, while leaving the luxury factor last in line.  Deliveries will begin in the 2nd quarter of 2020.  Learn more:

https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/news-events/media-release/the-world-s-best-turboprop-better-than-ever-pilatus-reveals-the-pc-12-ngx

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Specs on the NGX: https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/fly/pc-12

News Release PDF: https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/data/news/Pilatus-Aircraft-Ltd-Media-Release-PC-12%20NGX-NBAA.pdf

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Gulfstream G700 Biz Jet, weighing in at max takeoff of 107,600 lbs.

Gulfstream has kept it’s focus on the business market, highlighting aesthetics, comfort and performance.  It anticipates deliveries in 2022.  Learn more:

https://www.gulfstream.com/aircraft/gulfstream-g700

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Further reading on the G700:  https://www.gulfstreamnews.com/news/gulfstream-introduces-the-all-new-gulfstream-g700

Specs Sheet PDF: https://www.gulfstream.com/efs/downloads/g700_product_spec_sheet.pdf

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Custom Maintenance Releases

Create your own custom Maintenance Releases. It’s easy, here’s how:

Begin by creating a few different Releases that you use most often.   From the Member’s Dashboard, click on the My Maintenance Release button:

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That will take you to the list of custom releases. At first, you won’t have any in the list, you have to make one.  It’s simple, just type your words into the box, and click Save:

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*Suggestion:  At the bottom of your custom release, you can add a simple line that includes your Signature, Date and IA #.  Here’s an example:

Signature: _________________________  Date: ____________________________ Authorization No.: _____________________

 

You will see your newly created Releases in the list:

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ADD A RELEASE TO LOGBOOK ENTRIES:

Add your own custom Maintenance Release to Logbook Entries.   Either create a new, or open the Logbook Record you want to add your Maintenance Release to.

Click the blue bubble and either select an existing Release, or add a new one:

You will now see the Release has been added to the bottom of your Logbook remarks.  Be sure to click the Save button!

You will see your Logbook remarks and the Release on your print out:

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NC IA Seminar – Refresher Course – Thurs, Sept 19, 2019

The event has ended.  Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table!  It was great talking with you and learning what your AD Research needs are.  We appreciate all the suggestions for product improvement.

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April and Reuben Zook at the 2019 NC IA Seminar

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Lastly, a BIG thanks to our hosts, the FAA Greensboro Team:  Tim Hailey, Tim McQuain, Cindy Moon, and Jerry Toms.   And also the Rockingham Community College Wentworth Campus.   Hope to see you all again next year!

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The FAAST (FAA Safety Team) and Greensboro FSDO are hosting an all-day IA Seminar Renewal Course on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 – 08:00 EST

The Seminar will be held at:

Rockingham Community College-Wentworth NC Campus, Whitcomb Student Center:   484 County Home Rd. Wentworth, NC 27320

Doors open at 7:00 AM for Registration, Classes start at 8:00 AM, and it is an all day event!

Zook Aviation will be attending the Seminar.  Visit our table for a fresh look at the AD Toolbox Online, and chat with Reuben and April Zook for a personal tour of the online service.

Reuben and April Zook at the 2019 Virginia IA Seminar at BRCC

Learn more about the Seminar click HERE.

Register for the Seminar HERE if you haven’t already!

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New Quote Status for Invoices

Would you like to send a Quote to your Customers?  If so, simply click a checkbox and it turns your Invoice into a Quote.  It’s easy!  Here’s how:

Open your Invoice and click the “Edit Invoice” button:

Check the Service Quote box, click Save:

 

Click the Print Invoice button:

 

 

See the light grey “Quote” stamp on the Invoice:

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National Aviation Day

It’s National Aviation Day, and we have a lot to celebrate!

Photo from: NASA’s National Aviation Day. “It’s an exciting time for aviation, with potential NASA X-planes on the horizon and a lot of new technologies that are making airplanes much more Earth friendly. Use National Aviation Day to excite and inspire the young people you know about exploring aeronautics as a future career.” Credits: NASA / Maria C. Werries

Taken from NASA’s Tips, we highlight the reasons to celebrate the day:

“Look! Up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s… National Aviation Day!

Ever since 1939, August 19 (this coming Friday) has been celebrated as National Aviation Day, the legacy of a presidential proclamation first made by Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Selected because it was Orville Wright’s birthday, the decision to revel in all things aeronautical came at an exciting time in aviation history.

Just 36 years after the Wright Brothers flew the first heavier-than-air flying machine in 1903, aviation was a growing – if not thriving – industry in the United States and around the world.

New world speed and distance records were being set, airlines that still exist today were being formed and, as World War II began, both Allied and Axis Powers sought new ways to beef up aviation’s role in warfare.

By 1939, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (N.A.C.A.) – NASA’s organizational predecessor – was 24 years old and already well established with the nation’s premiere aviation research laboratory in Virginia, and a brand new center just approved to be built in California.

Fundamental problems with flight were being solved on the drawing boards and in the wind tunnels of the N.A.C.A., enabling aircraft to fly faster, higher, farther and with more and more cargo and passengers.

Today, with the N.A.C.A.’s research heritage still alive and well at NASA, it can be said that every U.S. aircraft and air traffic control tower in operation today uses some kind of NASA-developed technology.

Post your pictures telling us #WhereIsOrville starting on August 19. Credits: NASA / Marshall Murphy

Tomorrow’s aviation scene will look even more impressive as NASA’s aeronautical innovators refine existing designs and take advantage of new technology to make aviation greener by reducing fuel use and emissions and lowering noise levels.

The nation’s aeronautical research agency also is embarking on a 10-year plan called New Aviation Horizons that will see NASA field a number of experimental aircraft – X-planes – in order to demonstrate 21st century ideas for flight.

That’s a lot to celebrate any time of the year, but especially on National Aviation Day. So how can you get in on the party in the sky? Here are some ideas worth taking off with:

Print this “NASA’s with you when you fly” flier to help you identify the NASA-developed technologies on board an airplane.

1. Show us “Where is Orville?”

Thanks to aviation, we can fly anywhere in the world, and so can Orville the Squirrel, NASA Aeronautics’ official mascot. You can help us show how Orville gets around by downloading his picture, printing it and then taking a selfie with Orville wherever you are. There’s even a spot where you can write in the location. The place doesn’t have to be aviation-oriented, but a few pictures of Orville at an airport or next to an airplane would be fun. Once you have your image, share it on social media and include #WhereIsOrville in your post. Downloadable Orville Sign and Full Instructions

2. Remember that NASA is with you when you fly.

Heading to an airport soon? See an airplane flying overhead? Next time you do either, think about NASA. Why? Well it might not be immediately visible, but every U.S. aircraft and air traffic control tower in operation today use some kind of NASA-developed technology. It’s true.

Modern airplanes are filled with the results of NASA research. A great example is “winglets” – the vertical extensions at the tips of some wings invented by NASA during the 1970s that reduce drag, fuel use and noise.

Another example can be seen on the jet engines powering Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. Those sawtooth-shaped edges near the engine’s exhaust nozzle are called “chevrons.” They help cut noise in half at cruising altitude by adjusting air flow at the back of the engines.

Want more? If you can, sneak a glance at the cockpit on your next air trip. See all the electronic displays? They make up what’s called a “glass cockpit.” NASA did early testing on using the displays to replace heavier and outdated dials and gauges.

Dozens of more examples are hidden throughout the airplanes, airports, and control towers that exist to keep air travel moving through the National Airspace System in a way that reduces delays and is as Earth friendly as possible.

Print this NASA technology “checklist” and take it with you!

3. Follow what we’re doing to transform aviation.

NASA’s aeronautical innovators are working to transform air transportation to meet the future needs of the global aviation community. Sounds like a big job, right? It is and there are many ways in which NASA is doing this. Improving an airplane’s aerodynamics, reducing the amount of fuel used by airplanes, making airplanes of all sizes quieter, decreasing the amount of harmful emissions released into the atmosphere, working with the Federal Aviation Administration to improve the efficiency of air traffic control – the list could go on and on.

To stay current with all the news, bookmark the NASA Aeronautics home page, follow us on Twitter @NASAaero, and “like” our NASA Aeronautics Facebook page.

4. Watch an aviation-themed movie.

There’s no shortage of classic aviation-themed movies available to watch in whatever format (Blu-ray/DVD, streaming online, in the theater, etc.), from whatever source (Red Box, Netflix, your own library, etc.), and with whatever snacks (popcorn, nachos, Sno-Caps, etc.) are your favorite. We dare not attempt a comprehensive list because we wouldn’t be able to satisfy everyone’s tastes, but a few NASA aeronautics staff favorites include Jimmy Stewart’s “The Spirit of St. Louis,” Disney’s “Planes,” the documentary “One Six Right: The Romance of Flying,” and the recent National Geographic IMAX spectacle “Living in the Age of Airplanes.” (Check out some science, engineering and math activities in this educator resource guide NASA produced for the film.)

5. Explore the science, tech, engineering and math of flight.

Is your child curious about how things work? Does she or he like to work with tools and build things and organize friends to get things done?

We have a large selection of hands-on activities that you could download and work on yourselves with your children about the history of flight, parts of an airplane, the principles of flight, propulsion, and the airspace (weather, noise, pollution).

See full list of activities.

6. Visit your local science museum or NASA visitor center.

Exhibits about aviation and on how an airplane flies are popular staples of local science museums. Check out your local science center to see how they handle aviation, and even if they don’t, it never hurts to spend some time learning about science. And if you live within a short drive of Norfolk, VA; Cleveland, OH; or San Francisco, CA, you might consider checking out the visitor centers associated with NASA’s Langley Research Center, Glenn Research Center, or Ames Research Center, respectively. These major NASA field centers play host to the majority of NASA’s aeronautics research. (NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, the fourth of NASA’s aeronautics centers, is located within the restricted area of Edwards Air Force Base, CA, so they do not have a public visitor center.)

7. Take an introductory flight lesson.

Pilots will tell you there is a wonderful sense of freedom in flying, not to mention the incredible views and the personal sense of accomplishment that comes from mastering the skills required to fly. At the same time being a pilot is not for everyone – but you won’t know unless you try! Most general aviation airports in the nation have a flight school that offers an introductory flight lesson at a discounted price. Many airports have flying clubs that will introduce you to flight. You also might check to see if there is a Civil Air Patrol in your area. And if you want a taste of flight without leaving the ground, computer desktop flight simulators such as Microsoft Flight Simulator X or X-Plane 10 are popular choices and can get you into the virtual sky in short order.

Paper airplanes are effective, inexpensive ways to get kids to experiment with aerodynamics. There are many free designs online or try creating the look of one of our future X-planes.
Credits: NASA / Lillian Gipson

8. Build an airplane

Why not? It doesn’t have to be big enough to actually fly in – although homebuilt airplane kits are available if you have the money, time and perseverance to complete the job. Putting together a smaller plastic model kit of one of the world’s most historic aircraft can be just as rewarding and just as educational, especially for younger kids who might be thinking about a career as an engineer or aerospace technician. In fact, many astronauts will tell you their love of aviation and space began with putting models together as a child.

Another idea: Grab some LEGO bricks and build the airplane of your dreams, or perhaps one based on real NASA work like one of our possible X-planes.

Or make it easy on yourself, fold a paper airplane and shoot it across the room. Sometimes simple works best. There are many free, fold-able paper airplane designs available online.

9. Visit your local library or download a NASA e-book.

Aviation-themed books, whether fact or fiction, are all over the shelves of your local library – literally. That’s because there’s no single Dewey Decimal number for aviation. A book about aviation history will be in a different section of the library than a book about how to design an airplane. And fictional books such as the Arthur Hailey classic “Airport,” or autobiographies such as Chuck Yeager’s “Yeager,” are off on yet another shelf somewhere else. Don’t hesitate to ask your reference librarian for help. And when you get back from the library, or while still there, jump online and check out the NASA e-books you can download for free.

Get excited again about aviation! There are some really cool things happening. Watch this short video.

NASA’s “Accelerating to New Aviation Horizons” Video

Last Updated: Aug. 6, 2017 Editor: Lillian Gipson”

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Manually Edit Registered Owners in Form 337

By popular request, you now have the ability to modify the registered owners directly within Form 337.  (Previously, changes had to be made from within your “My Customer” list.)  It’s easy!  Here’s how:

  1. Either start a new Form 337, or Open an existing Form 337.
  2. When the Form opens, you will see section 2 is where the Owners are listed.  Click in the Owners field and begin your edit.

3. Be sure to hit the SAVE button when you’re done!

4. If you’d like to Save it as a PDF file, or Send it to your Printer, click the Print button.  This is what your Form 337 will look like:

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Invoice Summary by Month, Quarter and Year

If you’re looking for a quick way to view the Totals for your Invoices, it’s easy to view them by Month, Quarter and Year.

Go to “My Invoices“.  Click the “Invoice Summary” button:

Select the Year, then click the “Get Summary” button:

The result is a list of your Invoice Totals for the Year you selected.  Next, choose Quarterly, Monthly, or Parts Summary if you want to narrow your search down further:

Your Summary will appear as:

Quarterly – Invoice:

Monthly – Invoice:

Monthly – Parts:

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