It appears that most of the aviation writers I usually run across think the flying season has come to a close. These Friday article links are getting sparse, but I’ll keep looking.

Here are some flying articles that you may have missed this week:F-4 Phantom

Bicycles and the birth of aviation
This article is from a Boston blogger who writes about bicycle riding. The article is his compilation of aviation history seen from the standpoint of bicycling. It’s a good article with several archival photos and video clips. Down at the bottom of the article the article explains that he wrote it in response to some comments made about his previous article describing ‘drum biking.’

A birthday gift to get you high
This one is from The Marshall Independent in southwestern Minnesota. Jerry Nelson turned 57 years old recently and one of the gifts he received was a certificate for a Discovery Flight at the local airport. Here’s how it went…

MIA pilot’s family finds peace at Randolph
This is from San Antonio, TX. In a ceremony held recently at Randolph AFB in San Antonio a family was finally able to obtain closure with their missing family member.