Press

Articles have been published in newspapers and magazines around the world highlighting John's journey as he worked on one project or another.

The links below will take you to the articles written through the years.

Kitplanes - 2015
Kitplanes - 2015

Spirit of St. Louis ~ by David Gustafson Pages 34 - 38

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The Washington Post - 2015
The Washington Post - 2015

At age 89, the Spirit of St. Louis gives up some long-held secrets ~ by Michael E. Ruane

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Kitplanes - 2018
Kitplanes - 2018

Covering a Replica with Grade A Cotton and Irish Linen ~ by David Gustafson Pages 22 - 25

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Skagit Valley Herald - 2019
Skagit Valley Herald - 2019

Local man building replica Spirit of St. Louis in Burlington ~ by Vince Richardson

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The Sunday Herald - Aug. 2019
The Sunday Herald - Aug. 2019

Just Like Lucky Lindy's Plane ~ by Janice Podsada

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Everett Herald - Sep. 2019
Everett Herald - Sep. 2019

Spirit of St. Louis replica to make its first public flight ~ by Janice Podsada

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Air Classics - 2019
Air Classics - 2019

Ryan NYP Airborne ~ photography by Jim Larsen Pages 16 - 17 continued on page 61 with another photograph on the "contents" page

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FlyPast - 2019
FlyPast - 2019

First flight for 'Spirit of St. Louis' reproduction ~ photo by Kristopher Hull - Hull AEROIMAGES page 8

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FlyPast - 2020
FlyPast - 2020

That's The Spirit ~ by Mike Tate Pages 96 - 100

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KAWO Airport Herald - 2020
KAWO Airport Herald - 2020

The Spirit Of St. Louis seen at KAWO ~ by airport reporter

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Time Flies - 2021
Time Flies - 2021

The Definitive Reproduction NYP: The Spirit of St. Louis by JNE ~ Photographs by Kris Hull of Hull Aeroimages; Terry Green of Hawg Wild Photography Pages 33 - 35

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KOKU-Fan - Mar. 2021
KOKU-Fan - Mar. 2021

Ryan NYP - Part 1 ~ by Ikuo Shimizu Pages 76 - 77

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KOKU-Fan - Apr. 2021
KOKU-Fan - Apr. 2021

Ryan NYP - Part 2 ~ by Ikuo Shimizu Pages 78 - 79

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KOKU-Fan - May 2021
KOKU-Fan - May 2021

Ryan NYP - Part 3 ~ by Ikuo Shimizu Pages 80 - 81

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KOKU-Fan - Jun. 2021
KOKU-Fan - Jun. 2021

Ryan NYP - Part 4 ~ by Ikuo Shimizu Pages 78 - 79

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KOKU-Fan - Jul. 2021
KOKU-Fan - Jul. 2021

Ryan NYP - Part 5 ~ by Ikuo Shimizu Pages 74 - 75

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KOKU-Fan - Aug. 2021
KOKU-Fan - Aug. 2021

Ryan NYP - Part 6 ~ by Ikuo Shimizu Pages 78 - 79

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KOKU-Fan - Sep. 2021
KOKU-Fan - Sep. 2021

Ryan NYP - Part 7 ~ by Ikuo Shimizu Pages 80 - 81 [plus] Ryan NYP - extra 'NYP - John Norman' ~ photos by Jim Larsen, Kristopher Hull and JNE Pages 97 - 100

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Island Record - 1982
Island Record - 1982

Lopez plane enthusiast decides to build his own replica ~ by Sad Stibbard page 10

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Island Record - 1983
Island Record - 1983

Norman's making progress ~ by Syd Stibbard

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Anacortes American - Jun. 1984
Anacortes American - Jun. 1984

Home-built plane awaits first flight ~ by Rick Blanchard

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Anacortes American - Aug. 1984
Anacortes American - Aug. 1984

Off the ground at last ~ by Rick Blanchard Page 16

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