An historic Waco UPF-7 which was owned by Pacific Northwest legend, Wally Olson, Evergreen Aviation, Vancouver, WA, underwent finishing touches by a friend of Big Sky. The owner obtained this Waco and has given it tender loving care toward restoration.
John Pike, owner of Big Sky Stearman, soloed this Waco at the age of 16 in 1961 for $12.00 an hour dual. Many individuals were given the opportunity to check out in it. Wally was being very unselfish in allowing it to be rented.
Wally is gone now but his memory will be forever honored by this Waco UPF-7 that gave so many people and opportunity to enjoy the thrill of open cockpit biplane flying.