Two things made it unique among other training aircraft: its carburetor and its engine.
“A cubby full of shoes just outside the temple reminds even the non-religious that they have found a sacred place.”
“The engineer’s voice came over the intercom, “Grand Central.”
“A number of different smells entertained our senses as we walked back down… The laurels… The horse ties… Fallen trees… Where there were bumble bees, the were pleasant smells.”
“At one moment we were hiking along a switchback trail, descending into the forest. The next moment we were in the forest and there was no trail at all.”
“A friend of mine asked me if I would fly with him to Greenville. I told him it would take me 30 days to get ready to fly to Greenville — we’d might as well walk!”
“The views were stunning. The fields looked like one would expect Australia to look. The trees, the dirt, the wildlife. It was such a contrast to what we had seen so far in Brisbane.”