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Making Astronauts in Mojave | KCET

Making Astronauts in Mojave | KCET


Posted By on May 1, 2019

We love this extensive article about the history of aerospace in Mojave.  It mentions all of our favorite people who have passed through this town and includes audio interviews with Dick Rutan and Zach Reeder. Making Astronauts in Mojave January 30, 2019  |  Kim Stringfellow Celebrating the 2004 Ansari XPRIZE: Anousheh Ansari, [unidentified], Peter Diamandis, Paul Allen, Burt Rutan, Brian Binnie (pilot) and Richard Branson are...

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February PCS – Char & Gary Spencer

February PCS – Char & Gary Spencer


Posted By on Mar 15, 2019

Brrrrr! Cold, windy and very few folks flying! Tony Ginn was going around to airports putting up printed handouts to sell his Mom’s T-18. A VX-9 F-18 was on the ramp and took off in the early afternoon, also a 1956 Cessna 180 flew in and was tied down.  Char & Gary drove over from Ridgecrest to give their Long EZ presentation, but promised to fly the V-8 powered Rutan designed homebuilt over when the weather was nicer. ‘We’ll even...

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January PCS – Joe Biviano

January PCS – Joe Biviano


Posted By on Jan 30, 2019

Ten years of Plane Crazy Saturday! Wow! It was great to celebrate with our speaker, U.S. Navy veteran, former Lockheed test pilot and flight test engineer, and FAA award winning pilot friend, Joe ‘Roid’ Biviano! Congratulations and Certificates of Recognition were presented by Field Representatives of elected officials, including: Tracey Reynolds with State Senator Shannon Grove;s office; Bryan Anguiano with Assemblyman Tom Lackey’s...

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December PCS – Dick Rutan

December PCS – Dick Rutan


Posted By on Dec 20, 2018

Great time at Plane Crazy Saturday with Dick Rutan! His presentation was very interesting and gave everyone a glimpse of his adventure at the North Pole when our friend Ron Sheardown lost his AN-2 in the ice.  Beautiful winter day in Mojave! Not too cool and no wind! Wow! Lots of airplanes flew in and it was a packed house for Rutan’s talk.  We also celebrated the fact that it was the 32nd anniversary of Dick Rutan and Jeana...

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October PCS – Mike Martin

October PCS – Mike Martin


Posted By on Oct 25, 2018

AFTER ACTION REPORT: October 20, 2018 A beautiful day with spectacular automobiles and aircraft on display! We were celebrating International Model ‘A’ Day at Mojave Air & Spaceport with the Bakersfield Model ‘A’ Club!  Dan Foulk gave a great history of the early days of the Ford Motor Company with Henry Ford. He told how the entire assembly line at the Ford Motor Company was changed to build the Model A! Henry’s disdain for...

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