I have a confession to make; I love antique aircraft… shocking I know but there it is. It’s true I chose to learn how to fly in a Cherokee rather than a Diamond even though they were the same cost per hour to rent. All these new polymer and carbon wonders are great and fast […]Read more "My Kind of Airplane"
I generally don’t like to admit my own idiocy but this story is a classic one that relates to the fundamentals of being a private pilot. That being said here’s a question for all you pilots out there. What is the first thing you are supposed to do after starting the engine. I don’t know […]Read more "Close Calls from Stupidity"
The summer break between my fifth and sixth year of college is under way (no it isn’t because I have failed a bunch of classes or been lazy, it’s because I changed my major late in the game). Yep, I guess you could say I’m a regular Van Wilder except I hope to be graduated […]Read more "Destination: Oshkosh"
I know you all are dying to find out if I made it back from the Bahamas alive. I did in fact, and I am also back in the Stinson after the longest annual inspection in history. What’s more is that the weather is starting to warm up, which means I get to continue my […]Read more "Back to the Bare Basics"
Six different frequencies, and an hour and half over open water has landed us in the Bahamas on North Eleuthera Island. Being completely honest, we actually arrived a couple days ago, but everyone here is on island time including me so I’m just now finishing this blog. I mean it’s so hard to work when […]Read more "Mooney 63U Has Officially Left the Country"
Everything I said in the previous post about those bad pictures and the terrible lighting, I take it all back. Today I found out that I am not the greatest photographer ever, but I did what I could. If you are new to the blog, I am currently on a trip to the Bahamas in […]Read more "Leg One Complete"
Well folks, it’s finally here, spring break time. This isn’t going to be some lame college trip to Panama Beach or Destin, even though I am killing to play some golf ever since the weather warmed up. No, this is going to be an epic journey to the Bahamas! I gotta say, I am quite […]Read more "Break Time!"