Press Media

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

The Spirit of St. Louis by JNE          The Pietenpol Air Camper          The Hawker Hurricane - AM274

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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