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LETTERS, E-MAIL, ETC.




                            Congrats and a Thank You




             This spring we received the following email from Sam Larson,   Howdy guys,
          a young man who began contributing photos and feature stories   What an incredible surprise when we opened the March/
          to this magazine when he was still in high school. Sam went on to   April issue of World Airshow News. As you know, we had no
          accept an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy,   idea we were to be honored with the great article you all did. A
          followed by USAF flight training. While at the USAFA, Sam   total surprise. It has been such a pleasure working with you
          served as a member of the Wings of Blue parachute team, and   over the many years and an honor to call you friends.
          authored a feature article on his experience with the team that   What a great way to celebrate retirement from flying for us,
          we published in 2015. So, we were very pleased and proud to read   though our business goes on with night shows, day shows, and
          Sam’s email below. Congratulations, Sam!             skywriting with our protégé Nate Hammond at the controls.
                                                     —Editor   We have been mentoring him for 15 years and he has done well.              After years of flying, a little amplification
                                                                 Again, thank you for such a wonderful gift and surprise,      is often useful, but sometimes not so necessary as to
          Jim, Mike, Jeff, and Sandy,                          and we wish you all the best for the season and beyond.         justify the high cost of a hearing aid.
             Hope  you  are all  doing  well!  I’m  about  two  weeks  from   Warm regards,                                    If you are in that category, try Etymotic’s new BEAN Quiet
          graduation here at pilot training and found out last week I’m                                —Steve Oliver &         Sound Amplifier. It amplifies only quiet sounds—loud sounds
          going on to fly the F-22 Raptor at Tyndall AFB.  I wanted to                        Suzanne Asbury-Oliver            pass through as if nothing is in your ear.
          keep you in the loop since you have supported me and given                                                           Cost? $300 each, before special discount to pilots. Try it! Full refund if
          me such great opportunities as a part of World Airshow News.   Have something to say? Email us. (Or snail-mail if you don’t   returned in 30 days.
          Take care!                                           know what email is.) --sandyparnau@gmail.com, jeffparnau@       Call customer service and mention this ad. Or, purchase online: Use discount
                                        — Lt. Sam Larson, USAF  gmail.com, jimfroneberger@gmail.com, World Airshow News,       code PILOT at checkout for a
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           The BEAN




             After years of flying, a little amplification is
            After years of flying, a little amplification is
            often useful, but sometimes not so necessary as
            often useful, but sometimes not so necessary
            to justify the high cost of a hearing aid.
            as to justify the high cost of a hearing aid.
             If you are in that category, try Etymotic’s new
            BEAN Quiet Sound Amplifier. It amplifies only quiet
            If you are in that category,  try Etymotic’s new
            sounds—loud sounds pass through as if nothing
            BEAN Quiet Sound Amplifier.  It amplifies only
            is in your ear.
            quiet sounds—loud sounds pass through as if
             Cost? $300 each, before special discount to pilots.
            Try it! Full refund if returned in 30 days.
            nothing is in your ear.
             Call customer service and mention this ad. Or,
            Cost? $375 each, small discount to pilots and
            purchase online: Use discount code PILOT at checkout
            musicians.  Try it! Full refund if returned in 30 days.
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