Dec 3, 2016 – N833DF Magazine Article

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The International Comanche Society is an excellent resource for Comanche owners – both singles and twins. I have taken advantage of their expertise, tool borrowing programs, Pilot Proficiency Training, and other assets. These folks gave me the opportunity to highlight … Continue reading

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Nov 3, 2016 N833DF’s Intensive Annual

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I’ve always been happy with the work Sussex Aero has done for me, but this year I thought I’d like the experience of doing it myself, with supervision. I asked Matt Sager to work with me on my first owner-assisted annual for … Continue reading

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Oct 20th, 2016 – Emergency Room

On Friday the 18th, Beverly felt a bit of pain in her belly that slowed her down for the day. Saturday brought a little queasiness, but Sunday evening brought excruciating pain. Instead of getting ready for bed, I took her … Continue reading

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Oct 14, 2016 – FlightSafety Interview

I was at the beach for a few days, getting ready to begin the annual inspection for N833DF the airport over in Georgetown. Matt will be teaching and supervising me, and I was anxious to get that project going. There … Continue reading

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Oct 10th, 2016 – FlightSafety Alternative Stays Alive

In my last post I spoke about building a schedule for next year that will keep me busy and help me build a routine. The leading elements of that schedule would be built from contractor work with one or more … Continue reading

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Oct 8, 2016 – Building a 2017 Schedule

Getting ready for a new phase of my aviation second life here, so I’d better start writing about what’s been going on this year. This post has been particularly difficult to produce. There are many details I want to convey, … Continue reading

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Oct 7, 2016 Angel Flight in Low IMC

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FISHING THE SALMON RIVER: My new son in-law Scot is only 10 years younger than I am. He is easy going and fun to hang out with. Scot was kind enough to arrange a Salmon fishing trip for us to enjoy, and … Continue reading

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Jul 24, 2016 – Flying out to Oshkosh

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You will find that I have inserted LiveATC clips in this blog covering key parts of our flight. I did this to add perspective for those of you who have not had the chance yet to fly into KOSH for … Continue reading

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Jul 23, 2016 – All packed up…

Drove over to the airport this morning around 8am with all the gear except the food and the cooler. The news media is screaming about how hot it is going to be, and this time I don’t think they are lying. I … Continue reading

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Jul 22, 2016 – Oshkosh Bound Update

Oshkosh Preparations: Bev will not be going on this trip to Oshkosh with me. We just got back from a long drive to Orlando and back with Chris & Raquel; and four of my grandchildren.  We decided not to fly … Continue reading

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