Aug 2018 Pat Hockett (Kansas)
Pat Hockett is based at 51K,Â Cedar Air Park,Â Olathe, Kansas.
I soloed in 1971 and am a flight instructor. I flew banners for several years, own and manage a privately owned public use airport (51K), have manufactured aircraft parts and assist in maintaining my own airplanes. I love airplanes and airplane people.
Ratings: ATP, Airplane Single & Multiengine Land, Sea, Glider, Flight Engineer, CFII
Aircraft flown: Globe Swift, J-3 Cub, Super Cub, Cherokee, C172, C175, C182, Stearman, Bonanza, Baron, C310, Apache and others.
Dream taildragger: I love them all for there uniqueness.
Thoughts on taildragging: I love that they challenge me to always know which way the winds are coming from and be mindful of the crosswind component.