New Goss joins the GossHawk Unlimited Team
On July 25th 2013 GossHawk acquired a new team member, Chloe! Chloe is a rescue, we found her at the local shelter.
“Warbird Digest” November/December 2013 Issue 51
The resurrection of Focke-Wulf Fw 190F-8, “White 1” is well underway at GossHawk Unlimited. In this issue of Warbird Digest, you will find the current status of the Collings Foundation’s Focke-Wulf Fw 190. In addition to the current work being performed by GossHawk, there is a brief history of the pilot who flew White 1 during the war.
GossHawk in Attendance at the 2013 Copperstate Fly-In
GossHawk was a participant in this year’s Copperstate Fly-In! With the fly-in being right in our “backyard”, Lindsey Goss attended all three days of the Copperstate fun! Dave was able to join the party on Saturday due to GossHawk being closed on weekends. This was not only a great marketing opportunity for Lindsey, but it gave Dave and Lindsey a chance to meet up with old friends whom they had not seen in years!
The Privateer Takes Off for Thunder Over the Coconino 2013
On August 23, 2014, the Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer left Casa Grande, headed for the Valle Airport in Williams, AZ. Every year the Valle Airport hosts “Thunder Over the Coconino”, this fly-in is a favorite of the owner’s.
An Afternoon at GossHawk Unlimited
An exciting afternoon at GossHawk Unlimited with customers coming and going. The first plane we see is a North American T-28A/D Trojan. This T-28 is arriving from Carson City, NV, piloted by owner Dan Kirkland with Dave Goss of GossHawk Unlimited, Inc in the rear cockpit. This T-28 is currently for sale by the owner.
"Classic Wings" Vol. 20/No. 1 2013, Issue 89
“Classic Wings” Vol. 20/No. 1 2013, Issue 89 Check out the article on GossHawk Unlimited, Inc. in the new “Classic Wings”! The article, The GossHawk- A Rare Bird, written by Dave McDonald gives a sneak peek into the life of Dave Goss and how he created GossHawk Unlimited. This is a well-rounded article that takes…
The Goss Family Travels to Gillespie Field
On Friday May 31st, 2013, Dave, Connie, and Lindsey Goss took off with the Privateer headed for the Gillespie Airshow in El Cajon, CA. Lindsey enjoyed her first flight in the PB4Y-2, she even got to co-pilot for a while!
In Memory of Doug Champlin
Doug Champlin was a very complex man. The contribution this one man made to the aviation world is invaluable! With his love of history, old airplanes, and old cars Mr. Champlin created the Champlin Fighter Museum.
GossHawk Unlimited in Warbird Digest May/June 2013 Issue
Check out GossHawk Unlimited Inc. in the special resource section in Warbird Digest May/June 2013 issue, number 48.
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer Showing off Her New Look for the Chino Airshow
The Privateer has been stripped of the bulk of her fire bomber colors. Detail stripping continues as “Stars and Bars” are applied in preparation for the flight to Chino, California. After two weeks of long hard work getting the Privateer ready, GossHawk personnel saw her off on May 3, 2013 as she left for the Chino airshow.
North American T-28C Leaving GossHawk
The team at GossHawk Unlimited prepares the North American T-28C for the flight from Casa Grande to Mesa.
We’ve just added another 130 photos to the works-in-progress gallery for our Focke-Wulf Fw 190F-8 restoration project.Read More
In celebration of Oshkosh 2019 I wanted to share some pictures that I took from Oshkosh 2015 that I was unable to post that year. It was the trip of a lifetime, traveling in the only flying Privateer cross country from Casa Grande, Arizona to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. My dad, Dave, and I went with the…Read More
We had the privilege of having Jeff Pino in our lives for two years. It was much too short, but to call him a friend for a short period of time was better than none. Jeff came to us in February 2014 and asked us to take care of his P-51, from that point on we became quick friends. Jeff’s personality was a good match with the Goss family, and although it was so short we felt like Jeff was a longtime friend.Read More
GossHawk Unlimited is looking for a sheet metal mechanic. We would like someone with sheet metal experience, experience with hand forming, and able to work with little to no drawings. We are also looking for an A&P mechanic with warbird experience.Read More
At the end of April GossHawk Unlimited and Klaus Plasa conducted test flights of Dan Kirkland’s Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8/N. Michael O’Leary put together a great story with a detailed background of the pilot in which the markings represent, Josef Pips Priller.Read More
Doug Fisher stopped by a couple months back for his annual visit. Doug wrote a nice article and got some great photos. If you are interested in finding out what is going on at GossHawk, check out the June 2015 Air Classics!Read More
Today marks a year that Major David E. Goss passed away. Although David never did work at GossHawk, and is not the creator, he without a doubt is the inspiration of the operation. GossHawk would not be here today if it were not for this incredible man. You are loved and will always be missed.Read More
On March 14th and 15th 2015, the Seattle Museum of Flight hosted their second annual Aviation Archeology Symposium. The symposium focused on the recovery of aircraft, archeological aspects of aircraft, in addition to aircraft restoration. The symposium this year included many presenters from last year’s symposium, as well as some new additions. Dave and Lindsey Goss were returning presenters for this event.Read More
On November 16th 2014, the world lost yet another of “The Greatest Generation”, John Andrew Morrissey, or as many of us know him, Uncle Jack. Jack was an amazing man, he had such a big heart and touched so many lives. Jack is a WWII Navy Veteran. He flew PBYs in the Battle of Midway, and was shot down two or three times. Jack lived to be ninety one years old, and had a very full life, with lots of adventures.Read More
We removed the engines, then removed all of the accessories, and now they are packaged up and on their way to Anderson Aeromotive in Idaho. Kaspar was here when they were loaded on the truck and was able to get some video footage. Thanks Kaspar!Read More