Say Hello To Hognose!
With the final days before the official start to EAA AirVenture
2006 counting down all too rapidly... and, not quickly enough...
ANN's senior staff is all-too-aware of the Herculean task ahead of
us in reporting EVERYTHING that's news at The World's Greatest
Fortunately, this year we'll have some help... and some really
GREAT help at that. As we've already told you, Aero-News is
bringing its largest staff EVER to AirVenture this year... and over
the next several days, we thought we'd take the time to introduce
you to the staff members -- both full-time, as well as our
"stringers" -- who will be bringing our readers and listeners all
the news that's fit to pixilate from Oshkosh this year.
And now, without further adieu...
Kevin R.C. "Hognose" O'Brien
Kevin O'Brien -- Hognose to his friends, enemies, and readers --
is a 26- year Army veteran who grew up in a flying family. He
thought everybody's Mom flew 100 miles every Friday to pick up Dad
from work and bring him to the summer house, and Dad flew the leg
He's a graduate of several fine institutions, including the
Cambridge Jail, the University of the State of New York, the Fort
Benning School For Boys, the Madr Valley of Afghanistan, and the
Special Forces Operations and Intelligence Course. When he isn't
flying, or reading about flying, or writing about flying for
Aero-News or the Sport Pilot Resource Guide, he's probably reading
about something else, or writing something else, like his
too-seldom-updated blog, or music.
Hognose is between wives, and lives in the city that built the
first jet engine in the USA, in a four-bedroom townhouse packed
Stay tuned as we introduce more of our stringers and staffers in
days to come!