Marc Levy and Lou Costa Sr. try to repair a broken
radiator Saturday morning while Lou Costa Jr. looks on and offers a
"thumbs up". The radiator was shot, but Lou and his son
hitched a ride with other DMA members to continue the tour! Now
THAT'S friendly owners!
After the drag way, we headed back the hotel and hung out
for the rest of the evening as more owners continued to arrive.
We awoke Saturday morning and enjoyed the free continental breakfast,
and got ready to get on the road. "Evil" Dan gave everyone a
brief rundown of the weekend agenda, and we handed out the Goody Bags
which were loaded with gifts, directions, treats, and drinks.
Some of us had to take a quick break to tighten up some coolant hose
clamps that leaked a bit overnight due to the sudden and drastic weather
changes, but with the help of Marc Levy, Bill Robertson, and Rob Grady
we were quickly able to get everyone patched up, on the road, and
running for the first leg of our driving tour!
Saturday's first stop was at the Massey Air Museum in
Maryland. We planned to spend a short period of time at the museum
taking tours, eating lunch, and possibly getting rides in an old
Apparently everyone had such a good time at the museum, that we modified
our agenda for the day, and stayed there almost twice as long as we
The owners of the museum were happy to have us and really rolled out the
red carpet to make us feel welcome. They conducted tours of all
the of the aircraft that they had on site and were extremely happy to
answer all of our questions.
Ruthie Card ventures into the DC 3 which is currently
being restored to be a show piece at the museum