|Our Fly-In Host -- BadWater Bill.|
| Bill's new Snobird Gyrocopter.|
All it needs is an engine, rotor blades and a qualified pilot.
Well -- two out of three ought to be good enough.
|John Ammeter, Shari Lee, and John Ousterhout.|
| Richard Ilfeld.|
Note the lawn. Other than money, this was the only green for miles.
|Bob and Leighann Faley.|
| Bill Berle autographs a copy of his book.|
He wrote "the asshole is making me sign this."
| Dave G.|
Jean must have been Camera shy.
| This drunken madman showed up at my hotel room at 3:00 AM.|
I think he said his name was Johnny Walker.
| Ric Lee arrives and gives the r.a.h salute.|
Note that Shari Lee was in the left seat.
|Ric and Shari Lee.|
| HighFlyer finally arrives. |
You can tell it's late by the long shadows.
|HighFlyer and Don arrived late, but still in time for supper.|
|Gary and April.|
|Ray Jarvis and Janice.|
|Richard (Right) is amused by Ray and Carl.|
|Clyde Beaty and his daughter.|
| Clyde's wife and daughter.|
| Ray Jarvis examines some new tools for his RV kit.|
Amp Meter has to explain what they are for.
| Leighann, Shari, and Janice.|
Note the sprinklers in the background. Earlier the sprinklers started
without warning and we had to quickly move from the lawn to the parking lot.
|Bill Phillips and Ray Jarvis.|
|Bob, Leighann, and Bill.|
| Selma Bum #1 O-Ring checks out a student doing bounce and goes.|
He then announces that flying is too hard for anyone to learn,
and declares all flight training should be halted.
| The airport was conveniently close to the Gold Rush Hotel and Casino.|
This is the view from a hotel window. This photo must have been taken
early on friday because the hotel parking lot was full all weekend.
|The Gold Rush Hotel and Casino at night.|
|Excellent BBQ facilities at the airport.|
|Ric Lee cooks. Dave G. asks "is it done yet?"|
|Nice airport building.|
| Bill gets ready to take some innocent victim for a ride in his RV6.|
THis time he did remember the red knob.
|Dave Banrhardt and his RV6.|
| Dave G in the Archer.|
If you look closely you can see that he's giving "The r.a.h salute".
| Don Hausman's Cessna 175.|
Don Flew from Carbondale, Ill, and brought HighFlyer with him.
|Brand new Cessna 172 that Ric and Shari Lee flew from Salt Lake City.|
|Sky King - O'Ring's Cessna 310.|
|Clyde Beaty's Lake Amphibian|
|A nice picture of the Cessna 310 is ruined by a piece of junk in the foreground.|
|Bad Bill on a low pass at 200 mph.|
|John Ousterhout poses with his next project.|
|Ride 'em Cowboy!|
|This Stearman was used for glider towing.|
|The Stearman had a 450 hp engine.|
|The Stearman's data plate. It was once a Russian airplane.|
|Dave G, Shari, and Ray are amused by something.|
|Ramp rats Dave G., O Ring and Bill.|
|HighFlyer tells Richard about their flight as Don watches,|
|Bill Berle, Richard, Don (rear), HighFlyer, April and Gary.|
| Shari telling a story to Carl and Ric.|
HighFlyer is taking a photo of Oysterhouse taking their photo.
|Suppertime. The elusive Jean is in the back with the white hat.|
|HighFlyer entertaing the group at supper.|
| A Minuteman II rocket was launched at Vandenberg - 300 miles west.|
We had a great show saturday evening thanks to an SDI test.
|Interesting rocket vapor trails in the sunset.|
|Everyone gets a good look at Bill's Gyrocopter.|
|Billy says "FLY NAKED!"|
|Bill left his Gyro chained to the ramp, but . . .|
|While Bill is away, a conspiracy develops.|
|Nothing is safe, not even when chained down.|
|The Gyro was stolen and moved to a hiding place|
|Bill returned and asks "What happened to my Gyro?"|
|Bill accuses O'Ring, who denies everything"|
|"You bastards stole my Gyro!"|
|Dave G and Don beg Bill to not shoot the suspected Gyro thieves.|
|Oyster discovers that the Snobird gyro once belonged to Zoom Campbell.|
|The Fly-In ends. Sunday night dinner.|
|THE END: A special message to Dennis Fetters from the group.|