Weather is a peculiar thing, vital to airmen. Our week-end weather guess didn't turn out too badly. It was made Thursday night for publication Friday. If you recall, we said Saturday would be rough weather and Sunday would be O.K.
Now in prospect is a warm-front moving in fast, which may bring us showers Monday evening and some possible bad weather Tuesday with low visibility. How extensive the warm air mass is, I have no way of knowing, but I'll guess that this one breaks the back of winter. When we get through the next couple stormy days, we should then have a nice "spring-like" period of slowly raising temperature, clear days with purely local cumulus formations.
Although Sunday turned-off clear and sunny, the quick-freeze Saturday night brought mud back on the airports. So flying was once again curtailed by noon.
Flying at Municipal slowed down early in the day. good news is ahead there, however, for Mr. Brown of Phend & Brown, looked the field over Saturday and announced his intention of moving in their contracting equipment a week from Monday. The result will be a completely drained field with one backtop runway for all-weather flying.
Wayne Clark, of Detroit, has fresh eggs from the country whenever he wants them. Wayne has relatives living near Oswego. Sunday he dropped into Smith Field in his Fairchild, drove over to the farm, picked up a load of fresh produce to take back to Detroit. Convenient, isn't it?
Dan Culler, of Syracuse, flew from Smith to Bunker Hill Sunday for dinner. Another pilot from Syracuse, Roland Hodgson, now has his private license at Lowman Flying Service, is on his way to a commercial license.
And Freddy Strauss, Jr., chauffeured the "misus" around Sunday, flew her back from Fort Wayne, where she has been visiting her folks.
Stan Arnolt's fast Bonanza is back in Warsaw,a based at Smith Field.
An asbestos board lining is now going into the "shop" portion of the new hangar at Municipal airport. Joe Carlin and his entire gang working hard on the project.
I am really enjoying the letters from our older readers. Those kind little missives are appreciated more than you know. There are 75 years of living behind this letter:
"Mr. Mollenhour: I have been one of the readers of Sky Writing in Warsaw paper. Was 75 years old last November 9 and will be pleased to hear from you if I should be the oldest reader of Sky Writing," Mrs. C. M. Garner, Rural Route 2, Pierceton Ind."
Believe me, Sky Writing will be only too happy to provide Mrs. Garner with that free airplane ride over her home, if she should happen to be the oldest reader to write in. Wanta try it. Write us.
Warsaw Daily Times Mon. Mar. 29, 1948