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Real Deal: Soldotna filmmaker works on Bush pilot documentary

...he said. He also said the documentary will give tourists interested in seeing Alaska a better idea of what being a bush pilot is actually like. "If some people want to come to Alaska to take a flight, now they know," Oltersdorf said. After...
NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

...pilots regularly took off without consulting them, according to testimony collected by investigators.Employees had a "bush pilot mentality," a Federal Aviation Administration manager told the NTSB. The report documents FAA frustrations with Hageland...
Les Palmer: The legendary Beaver

...Havilland of Canada was considering building a utility transport aircraft for remote areas. The company hired legendary bush pilot "Punch" Dickens, who surveyed 80 bush pilots for advice on what the plane should look like. "Lots of power" was...
US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

...agent was Dyton Abb Gilliland of Cooper Landing, a community on the Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage. A well-known bush pilot, Gilliland died in a plane crash on Montague Island in Prince William Sound in May 1955 at age 45. FBI records say...
William Krager

...commercial and sports fishing, gold mining, producing pure maple syrup and real estate investing. Bill was also an Alaskan Bush pilot and enjoyed his planes.Bill's mother Pearl, father Author and sister Patricia preceded him in death.He is survived...
Kenneth Cole Grimes

...create something from nothing, where hard work and perseverance were necessary traits. He flew thousands of hours as a bush pilot, and the trio of Schadle, Frohlich and Grimes rode their steeds of fabric and steel into places and situations that...

...Fraser's family (patients) when they heard he was going to retire from his practice that he took over from the legendary bush pilot Dr. Elmer Gaede in 1988, other than perhaps the joy they felt for the man who had worked tirelessly for half a century...
Cook Inlet Academy's river journey helps ease effects of national tragedy in Dawson City, preparing to canoe down the Yukon River. Teacher and organizer Don Shields was puzzled that the Bush pilot who was supposed to help them with their transportation for the day did not answer his phone. He drove to the airport...
Prescription: Author to share inspiration

...Peninsula Clarion. So far in the "Prescription for Adventure" series, Geade-Penner has two books, one of which is "Bush Pilot Doctor" which revolves around the supper table storytelling of her father, Elmer Gaede. "Her father was an early...
Gaede Eighty author releases second in series of non-fiction

...promote her second in the series of five books at the I.D.E.A. Curriculum Fair. ?My dad?s stories of his bush pilot adventures always interested me as a kid, so when I grew up I started writing one or two of them for Alaska Flying magazine...


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