My relationship with rock and roll—which began when I was in grade school and watching American Bandstand in the 1950s—deepened in the next decade as the music and I hit our teenage years. I started collecting records, attending lots of concerts and eventually writing about popular music for magazines and newspapers. I loved the sounds of rock and—being a typically rebellious teenager—I also loved the attitude.
Mississippi Blues Trail
Meridian Jet Center was recently presented with two PAMA aviation achievement awards, the Carl Krajewski Award and the Maintenance Department of the Year Award. The association’s Carl Krajewski Award was presented to Robert “Bob” Kennedy, a 45-year aircraft maintenance veteran who has been with Meridian for the last five years. The second award was presented to Meridian Jet Center for Maintenance Department of the Year.
PIPER MERIDIAN, ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., MARCH 7, 2003–The pilot and his two passengers were killed when their Meridian, N522RF, turbine single clipped power lines and crashed while maneuvering to land at Double Eagle II Airport in night VMC. Witnesses said the pilot made a normal 45-degree entrance to the downwind for a right base to Runway 22.