Pat Hockett (Kansas)

Pat Hockett is based at 51K, Cedar Air Park, Olathe, Kansas.

J-3 N33526

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.

GANews Picture of the Day, November 2016.  “Star Novak sent in this photo with a quick note: This pretty 1946 clipped wing Cub waits patiently for a summer evening flight at Cedar Air Park (51K) in Olathe, Kansas.”

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.

Pat, Glob Swift

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.

Pat, Bonanza 2017

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