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1929 Waco ATO – NC8565

1929 Waco ATO – NC8565

Owner/Pilot: Dennis Guentzel Waco Taperwing s/n A-83 was born 4/49/29 and delivered to its first owner, famous race pilot Johnny Livingston. Its original registration was NC8568. Records are sketchy, at best, but they show a transfer to a gentleman in Illinois a few years later. It was so registered until acquisition by Russ Gage, Canton, […]

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1928 Travel Air 6-B (6000) – NC9038

1928 Travel Air 6-B (6000) – NC9038

Owner/Pilot: Hank Galpin Co-pilot: Ray Sanders Hank Galpin On rainy days in college Hank Galpin could often be found high in the upper reaches of Yale’s Sterling Memorial Library. There he found treasure in the aviation section: Saint Exupery, Ernie Gann, and Slats Rodgers’ “Old Soggy No. 1”. Hank learned to fly with Yale Aviation, […]

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