Monthly Archives: April 2009

FBO’s for Spring Break '09

Our fifth and sixth trips across the country led us to these Fixed Base Operators, and I wrote the following reviews on Airnav, which is the site many pilots (including me) use to select an FBO or even an airport. … Continue reading

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Spring Break Summary

The fifth and six crossings of the continent were a huge success. There was some bad weather and a few bumpy rides, but in general the family is getting better and better at enjoying the sights from the little plane … Continue reading

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The Sad Bees

These are the bees that were left when I returned to the plane. Most blew off when I started it up. The remaining dozen stayed on until run-up (the engine is at 2,000 RPM for a few moments). There were … Continue reading

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Need to Fly More Often

I try hard to fly twice a week. Otherwise I wonder how sharp my skills are and flying isn’t something you want to do when you are rusty. Even a little. Mistakes, especially when they start to chain together, take … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2009 Complete Trip

Forty-one hours on the Hobbs timer and we have returned from our Spring Break trip to Washington, DC. It is a little difficult to write up, since there were four blogging authors along this time. There is a page summarizing … Continue reading

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Phoenix, AZ to Santa Monica, CA

Saturday, April 11 It was great to wake up and know that we would be home that day. I looked at the weather and showed Dexter that if we had stayed in Albuquerque we would still be stuck there, because … Continue reading

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St. Louis, MO to Phoenix, AZ

Friday, April 10 My entries are all on days that we flew. If there were entries for days we just got in the plane, I would have one for yesterday, too. But maybe Rudy’s entry will help explain: I forgot … Continue reading

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