One of the finest rewards I have for being editor and designer of Vintage News is finding new friends among our 10,000 subscribers. More than a year ago, I became acquainted with someone who I now call a good friend. His name is Bob “Kirk” Kirkpatrick of Humboldt, Iowa. It took me a year, but I eventually met Bob last summer in Hamilton when Jerry Yagen’s Mosquito made its last public air show appearance before being offered for sale. Bob is a special individual, the type that men and women gravitate to. He is a man of quiet elegance, with a pilot’s appreciation for the great outdoors, possessing an understated and sardonic wit, a deep love for his wife Ginny, and is surrounded by rank upon rank of loyal friends.
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