My Kind of Airplane

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 […]

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Close Calls from Stupidity

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 […]

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Destination: Oshkosh

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 […]

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Back to the Bare Basics

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 […]

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Leg One Complete

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 […]

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Break Time!

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 […]

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