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Bob Collins
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Writes the blog, NewsCut, for Minnesota Public Radio. Pilot. Builder of airplanes. Lover of Cleveland Indians baseball. Father who wishes he'd had an instruction manual.
Writes the blog, NewsCut, for Minnesota Public Radio. Pilot. Builder of airplanes. Lover of Cleveland Indians baseball. Father who wishes he'd had an instruction manual.

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Losing a son
I don't have grandchildren and I'm entirely OK with that; I have long vowed not to be one of those kind of parents. I've vowed not to have a lot of the characteristics of those kind of parents, but sometimes it feels as though I'm in a deep dive and can't p...
Losing a son
Losing a son
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An interview with Tom Berge
I was at breakfast in Brainerd, Minn., yesterday -- the first time I'd been in an RV airplane since I ferried N614EFto its new home in Michigan last December, when I was reminded by Tom Berge that I once tried to get him into an RV tip-up vs. slider canopy ...
An interview with Tom Berge
An interview with Tom Berge
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The perfectionist
I've started working on building an RV-12 and one of these days I'll get around to a longer post about what I've learned and what the difference is between building it and building the RV-7A. One of these days. But here's a story for now. I finally remembe...
The perfectionist
The perfectionist
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The repeat offender
The RV-7A is now safely at its new home in Grand Rapids, Mich., and the hangar seemed empty. I'd grown accustomed to saying, "see you later, baby!" when turning off the lights and locking the door. So I got a new "baby" the other day. The first of the RV-12...
The repeat offender
The repeat offender
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The last flight
More than a month after agreeing to selling ye olde RV-7A -- N614EF -- I finally saw an opening to ferry it over to its new owner, Chris Moseley of Grand Rapids, MI. It wasn't particularly emotional because I've had a month to get over it, and I was happy t...
The last flight
The last flight
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