is the Story of Deane
of IAC Chapter 61 Page 7
by C. Jeff Dyrek
The Taylor Titch homebuilt Kit Plane.
The Titch #N1SK is being
readied for engine testing. This is Deane climbing out onto
Kesterson Jumps out of his Taylor Titch
Bobbie already had a five year old son
named Scott, and after their marriage they had two daughters, Sheree and
Karla. Most of the time Deane and Scott would hang out at the airport
and then Bobbie and the girls would follow when the housework was finished.
Deane sold the Tri-Pacer and his hydroplane and bought a Luscombe.
Most of his free time was either spent flying or helping someone change
an engine or cover a wing. He and his friend Ben did find time for
some go-carting too.
Deane had many friends with the same
interest, airplanes! They loved to work on them and fly aerobatics
too. Deane, his son Scott, Charlie Wells, Mark Wells and Jerry spear
Flew a few small local air shows at New Baden and Salem, Illinois, where
the IAC Chapter 61 still holds its annual aerobatic competition.