National Geographic : 1950 Sep
(S National Ge graphic society" 290 Civilian Flyers Still Rely on "a Fan in Front Instead of a Blowtorch in the Tail"; Planes of Many Purposes Are the Ryan Navion (Above) and Piper Paeer (Below) On a fishing trip in Idaho, Norman Kuhn hands an 18-pound steelhead trout to Pilot Glen Eichelberger, of Boise, who landed the Navion on the small Indian Creek strip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Racy lines and blunt tail and wings show the Navion's kinship to the World War II Mustang fighter. Down on the farm near Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, the four-place Piper Pacer, with back seat removed, carries milk cans for Farmer R. W . Fredericks in its 36 cubic feet of cargo space. Iodlachrome by Gordon Vincent and Asociates f':.......