Monthly Archives: August 2013

Aug 18, 2013: The Marisa Mission – Leg 1

There were no pictures added here yet – nor any movies. I have been playing with the NFlightCam I paid for, and found that it is dangerously distracting. Really. It needs so much attention they decided to just walk away. … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 – Oshkosh – Flight to Champaign, Illinois

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Saturday morning in Delaware was clear and cool, but there was a front due here on Sunday that would bring rain and thunderstorms. After packing the previous night, we launched in the morning and flew out to meet that front. … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 – People and vendors to catch up with

Some of the folks I’d like to touch base with, and maybe see out there next year. Mind you, this is not an exclusive list, but like the camping list, I want to keep a running checklist of who to … Continue reading

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Aug 1, 2013 – Oshkosh – Technology: NFlightCam + Contour Disappointment

I’ll clean this up later….. NFlightCam + Contour: Some video was captured, but overall the camera didn’t do what it should have. After extensive testing after the trip, I came to the conclusion that the best next steps are to … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 – Oshkosh – Preparations

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I have been incredibly busy at work this week, after having taken a week off to do Disney with Beverly just the week before. My airplane was due for annual, and delays at the shop caused my to fly commercial … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 – Using eSTMP for AirVenture 2013

The e-STMP program is a web-based interface that does not include Safari in its compatibility listing. It works on the iPad, but did not work on the iPhone 4. The URL for the site is https://www.fly.faa.gov/estmp/index.html. Register in advance with this … Continue reading

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August 2, 2013 – Oshkosh – 2014 Camping List

Bev and I, based on a blog she read while still at Oshkosh this year, decided to write down all the things we had taken, and all those things we wish we had taken (*)  this year to enhance our … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 – Oshkosh – Departure Experience from tie-down

Details of Frank’s PA30 departure from Oshkosh – Days before I requested a reservation for 8am on Wednesday. I recorded a reservation number on the iPad by snapping a picture of it. – 24 to 12 hours prior to the … Continue reading

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Aug1, 2013 – Oshkosh write up. Planned blogs for wrapping up the experience

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Here is a list of what I plan to discuss later today and tomorrow. I’ll use this as my own reference to better prepare for next year. The flying was awesome. I had that all wired tight. Airplane was also … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 – Oshkosh – Arrival Experience to tie-down

This flight was pretty cool. Jeff, a friend of his (via texting) and I were talking through strategies for dealing with the anticipated low clouds and IFR at Oshkosh the next morning. The desired approach for everyone is VFR through … Continue reading

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