Monthly Archives: March 2012

Alaska Wing Men

Ridiculous. Though the fish spotting was interesting. The narrator describes every landing as critical, and every crosswind as death defying. Holy cow – if he ever flew with me and talked about it, my wife would ground me. Gimme a … Continue reading

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Surprise Nice Day

Today I had committed to taking care of my equipment. I spend about 6 hours under and over the wings and fuselage, except the high part of the rudder I couldn’t reach. I cleaned it first, and waxed it second; … Continue reading

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Friday off in the air

Took the day off when I saw the weather forecast yesterday.  Launched out of 33N after the fog cleared and visibility improved, and flew up to Lancaster  to do some ILS approaches in low visibility.  I didn’t get there in … Continue reading

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Landing slowly…..

Flying the Twin Comanche has me routinely managing my approach speeds precisely right down over the runway threshold everytime. I have observed a number of pilots that seem to prefer landing at the slowest possible touchdown speeds on every landing. … Continue reading

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Delta Fox is back and weekends are filling up…

Delta Fox is back online. The left prop issue was addressed by the overhaul shop and its back on the bird. Flight instruction is picking up too. I have three pilots now looking for instruction that will get me out … Continue reading

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