A Project of the Coast Guard Aviation Association

Bernie’s Air Stories

By Captain Bernard A. Hoyland USCG Ret (Aviator 714)

For those born after I ended my flying career in 1975, welcome to the old timers’ world of round engines and boat hulls, where piloting was as much art as skill, and good airmanship was indispensable.”

Original Sunday 21 May 2000

(with changes as the spirit moves me, the latest being 09-21 -2014)

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